For the Culture: The Role of Family, Faith, and Cultural Competence in Prevention at HBCUs in Louisiana
Dr. Allison M. Smith serves as the Assistant Commissioner for Student Health and Wellness for the Louisiana Board of Regents. For Black History Month's article, she discusses why Black students at HBCUs tend to use substances less.
Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Aurora Rousseau, Ashley Hinton, Bridget Looby
This month’s guests on Prevention Profiles: Take Five are Aurora Rousseau (University of Northern Colorado), Ashley Hinton (Centre College), and Bridget Looby (West Chester University). Aurora, Ashley, and Bridget represent the schools that won 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place, respectively, in the 2023 Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest and discuss the inspirations for their PSA submissions, why they entered the contest, and more!
Congratulations, 2023 Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest Winners!
Congratulations to the University of Northern Colorado, Centre College, and West Chester University for winning 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place, respectively, in the Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest, cosponsored by DEA and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
'Prevention With Purpose' 2024 Edition Out Now
The Drug Enforcement Administration presents the 2024 edition of "Prevention with Purpose: A Strategic Planning Guide for Preventing Drug Misuse Among College Students". In this 2024 edition of the guide – first published in 2020 – you will find updated data, profiles highlighting real-life stories from campus prevention professionals focused on a unique or innovative approach to the Strategic Prevention Framework, ideas for building considerations of cultural factors into each step of the SPF, and five strategies for success during times of disruption to campus life.
Enhancing Professional Competencies for Preventing Drug and Alcohol Misuse Among College Students
The Guide to the Eight Professional Competencies for Higher Education Substance Misuse Prevention is “brought to life” with an eight-part, DEA-produced webinar series, highlighting each of the individual competencies. Check out all of the episodes in this hub.
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 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.