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Prevention Profiles: Take Five was launched in January 2018. Each podcast is posted monthly and features interviews with individuals at the federal, national, state, and local levels, based around five questions related to drug abuse prevention among college students.

 


Dr. Nora Volkow headshot
November 17, 2020

Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Dr. Nora Volkow (National Institute on Drug Abuse)

Dr. Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, returns as a guest to our podcast on this episode of Prevention Profiles: Take Five. During her interview, she talks about the increase in marijuana use among young people, college students and stimulant misuse, and the rise of substance misuse during the pandemic.
Miss America Camille Schrier
October 20, 2020

Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Miss America Camille Schrier

Miss America 2020 Camille Schrier is our guest for this month's podcast episode. Camille is currently pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University. During the interview, she talks about her drug misuse prevention advocacy and her social impact initiative, Mind Your Meds: Drug Safety and Abuse Prevention from Pediatrics to Geriatrics; the importance of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day; and shares a special message to college students.
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September 22, 2020

Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Dr. Allison Smith (Louisiana Board of Regents)

Dr. Allison Smith, Senior Program Administrator at the Louisiana Board of Regents, is our guest for this episode of Prevention Profiles: Take Five. During her interview, Allison talks about the effect of natural disasters on Louisiana campuses, discusses whether COVID has affected college substance misuse rates in the state, highlights a couple of top collegiate recovery programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and much more.
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August 25, 2020

Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Dr. Tracy Flinn (National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors)

Dr. Tracy Flinn, who serves as the Senior Research Analyst with the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, is our guest for this month's episode of Prevention Profiles: Take Five. During the interview, Tracy discusses changes in campus substance use prevention over the years, how states view drug misuse prevention on college campuses, and her advice for campus prevention professionals.
Fran Harding
July 28, 2020

Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Fran Harding (Former Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at SAMHSA)

Frances (Fran) Harding, who served as the Director of SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention for 11 years, joins us for this episode of Prevention Profiles: Take Five. During this, her second appearance on the podcast, Fran discusses her experience working on a college campus as a prevention professional early in her career, the challenges she faced trying to build a connection between law enforcement and prevention, and much more.

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