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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 misuse prevention among college students.

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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.
Sarah Mariani
April 28, 2020

Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Sarah Mariani (President of the National Prevention Network)

Sarah Mariani, who serves as President of the National Prevention Network, is our guest for this month's episode. During the interview, Sarah discusses the impact that marijuana legalization has had on Washington State's colleges and universities, her advice for campus-based prevention professionals struggling to collaborate with state agencies, what prevention issues keep her up at night, and more.
Kim Dash
March 10, 2020

Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Dr. Kimberly Dash (Senior Research Scientist, Education Development Center)

Dr. Kim Dash, a Senior Research Scientist at the Education Development Center, is our guest for this month's podcast. During the interview, Kim talks about her team's involvement with the new DEA publication, Prevention with Purpose: A Strategic Planning Guide for Preventing Drug Misuse Among College Students. She also discusses the Strategic Prevention Framework -- why it helps colleges and universities and which steps people struggle with the most.
Michael McNeil
February 11, 2020

Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Dr. Michael McNeil (Chief of Administration for Columbia Health)

Dr. Michael McNeil, Chief of Administration for Columbia Health at New York's Columbia University, is our guest for this month's episode of "Prevention Profiles: Take Five." During the interview, Michael talks about the differences in how he viewed drug misuse prevention as a student versus now as a professional in the field; some of the top drug-related questions on "Go Ask Alice" (the school's popular online health Q&A forum); his school's naloxone training program, and more.
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January 14, 2020

Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Dr. Kevin Kruger (President and CEO of NASPA)

Dr. Kevin Kruger, president and CEO of NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, is our guest for this month's podcast. During the interview, Kevin talks about many topics including: NASPA's role in drug misuse prevention research, how Student Affairs administrators' focus on campus drug misuse has changed over the years, the unique challenges that graduate students face, and more.


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