Course Catalog

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program

The College encourages and provides reasonable assistance to any student, faculty, or staff member who seeks information on chemical dependence or treatment for chemical dependency. New employees are informed at staff orientation regarding SCC’s compliance with both the Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989, and the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988. Students are provided similar information with regard to SCC’s compliance with these regulations.

New staff are also provided information regarding community agencies/resources for individual and family assistance related to substance abuse issues. The College’s EAP (Employee Assistance Program), which is available at no-cost for a wide variety of needs and concerns including alcohol and drug addictions, is described in a brochure available to all employees.

During new student orientation, students are directed to consumer information for information on the College’s policies on drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, and a contact list for community agencies specializing in substance abuse treatment is provided.

Throughout the academic year, various drug and alcohol awareness/prevention programs and resources are sponsored by the Student Board, Student Activities and Residence Life. Students and staff may be referred to the following resources for additional information:


SCC Judicial Code of Conduct & Student Rights:
Student Code of Conduct

Sanctions Under Local, State, and Federal Law for Unlawful Possession, use, or Distribution of Illicit Drugs and Alcohol:

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Resources/Programs

Support for employees with Life or Disability insurance through National Insurance Services is available in conjunction with the organization’s Embedded Employee Assistance Program (EAP). The EAP program is available at no-cost for a wide variety of needs and concerns including alcohol and drug addictions. Contact information is as follows:

  • Call toll-free: 1-866-451-5465
  • Online:

The Iowa Department of Public Health licenses the Alcohol and Drug Dependency Services of Southeast Iowa (ADDS) to provide chemical dependency treatment services to residents of Des Moines, Henry, Lee, and Louisa counties. Individuals and family members who experience the effects of alcohol and drug dependency may receive ADDS treatment services. Contact information is as follows:


Burlington Center: (319) 753-6567

Mt. Pleasant Center: (319) 385-2216

Keokuk Center: (319) 524-4397

Wapello Center: (319) 523-8436

Description of the Health Risks Associated With the Use of Illicit Drugs and Alcohol: Drugs
of Abuse/Uses and Effects