As a former campus police officer, I have seen firsthand how instrumental training in substance misuse and mental health is for all professionals working in postsecondary settings. Oftentimes professors and campus police represent a replacement for the parental structure. Mental health and substance misuse challenges may already be present prior to a student being incorporated into the collegiate climate. Separation from family systems and the relative safety of their home environments can exacerbate already present mental health issues. Due to intensity of these circumstances, a student may experience depression or anxiety, causing them to experiment with substances in an effort to self-medicate. The inconsistency of college life also may bring forth emotional instability coupled with an introduction to drugs and alcohol.