Radford University’s Substance Abuse and Violence Education Support services (SAVES) is dedicated to reducing negative consequences related to substance abuse and/or violence through campus wide initiatives that address these issues and promote student success.

Services provided:

  • Educational resources on the topics of substance abuse, sexual assault, dating violence, and other student health issues.
  • RU Aware Program: Education and counseling for Radford University drug and alcohol policy violators.
  • Counseling for students dealing with issues surrounding sexual and dating violence and/or substance abuse.
  • Advocacy and support for sexual violence victims.
  • Consultants for students, parents, faculty, and staff.
  • Presentations and trainings for the Radford University community on substance abuse and sexual violence issues.
  • Peer Health Educators: The Peer Health Educators (PHEs) are a group of students dedicated to raising awareness about student health issues that sponsors campus-wide events and educational programs.