Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Beverly Johnson
This month’s Prevention Profiles: Take Five guest is Beverly Johnson, Director of Prevention Services for Alabama’s Department of Mental Health. During the episode, Beverly offers advice for viewers who struggle with engaging their state agency around efforts to prevent drug use among college students; discusses how a state agency such as hers helps to support local communities, especially communities of color, in their efforts to prevent drug use; provides an overview of Alabama’s recently launched statewide fentanyl awareness campaign, and more!
Drug & Alcohol Use Prevention: Video Series
Parents and educators will find this short video series -- a partnership between the University of Virginia's Gordie Center and Region Ten Community Services Board -- helpful in identifying the risks of youth drug and alcohol use.
Preventing and Addressing Substance Use Among Students Transitioning Into Higher Education
Watch a Wednesday, May 10 webinar to hear from several higher education practitioners about what they are doing to prevent and address substance use among students transitioning into institutions of higher education, featuring panelists Rich Lucey of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Cindy Carraway-Wilson of the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments, and more. View the full flyer here and watch below.
Reflections and the Importance of Unlearning
David Arnold is winding up his tenure as NASPA's assistant vice president of health, safety, and well-being initiatives, having joined the organization in 2014 after 10 years working in college substance misuse prevention. In this month's article, David dissects the root causes of why prevention is so prone to distraction, as well as the factors that should inform a modern approach to the field.
Campuses Promote DEA's One Pill Can Kill Campaign
Schools across the nation have started to rally around the effort to educate their campuses and local communities about the issue. Is your school using ‘One Pill Can Kill’ materials to get the word out about counterfeit pills? If so, let us know!
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is pleased to provide institutions of higher education and their surrounding communities with these resources to prevent drug misuse among college students. We are committed to promoting the importance of prevention and its role in helping ensure the health and safety of our nation’s college students.
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