Substance & Alcohol Abuse




    In accordance with Public Law 101-226, “Drug Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989”, the Copper Mountain Community College District prohibits the unlawful possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students, faculty, or staff on the premises of the college property or at any CMC sponsored or sanctioned event.

    Any student or employee in violation of this policy is subject to disciplinary action up to and including expulsion from the college or termination of employment.

    Persons, who are not students or employees of the college, while on college property, are required to adhere to the stand of conduct applicable to college students and to abide by college policies and administrative procedures.  Board Policy 7200.


    Possession, use and sale of alcoholic beverages on campus is prohibited.  Consumption or possession of alcohol by persons under the age of 21 is not permitted on the property of the District or at any sponsored or sanctioned event approved to serve alcoholic beverages.

    All state laws pertaining to alcohol will be enforced by the Security Department.  Violators may be subjected to arrest, fine, imprisonment and/or expulsion from the college.


    If you are having a problem with substance abuse or feel you are in need of some assistance or counseling, please utilize the links below to enter into a prevention program.

    Panorama Recovery Ranch
    65675 Sullivan Road
    Joshua Tree, CA 92252
    (760) 366-9100

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    A Watershed Addiction Treatment Center, Inc.
    (866) 549-5993

    Morongo Basin Mental Health Services Assn, Inc
    Deborah Anderson
    55475 Santa Fe Trail
    Yucca Valley, CA 92286
    (760) 365-3022 Phone
    (760) 365-3513 Fax