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A collection of free webinars focused on issues surrounding college drug prevention.
Richard Lucey Jr., a prevention program manager in the Drug Enforcement Administration's Community Outreach and Prevention Support Section, recently gave a presentation at the Nebraska Collegiate Consortium entitled, "Experiences in Effective Prevention: Past, Present and Future." Watch below:
This webinar, sponsored by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, offers guidance on how the media can accurately and fairly cover addiction through language, point-of-view, and style.
Moderated by Mark Gold, M.D.
With cocaine on the comeback trail, watch four researchers provide updates on this re-emerging issue.
A New Look at Old and Not So Old Drugs: A 2017 Update on Marijuana Research
Marijuana is in the news for both the state-level legalization efforts, and research on its effects on the body and brain. Please check out this panel discussion featuring four renowned international researchers provide updates on these issues.
Bertha Madras, Ph.D. Professor Harvard Medical School & former Deputy Director for Demand Reduction, ONDCP
“Marijuana’s risks for the adolescent brain and development”
Arpana Agrawal, Ph.D., Psychiatric Genetics Consortium & Associate Professor, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis
“Marijuana exposure in young people increases risks of schizophrenia, depression & anhedonia”
Adriaan Bruijnzeel, Ph.D., Associate Professor UFBI
“Original brain studies prove second hand Marijuana, like tobacco smoke, is addicting”
Robert DuPont, M.D., Founding Director, NIDA and former Drug Czar
“Second hand effects of Marijuana smoke in life”
The National Center for Campus Public Safety hosted a webinar discussing the legalization of marijuana and the challenges facing college campuses with Ryan Snow, M.Ed., a police officer for the University of Illinois Police Department and founder and lead instructor with Prevention Leaders, Inc.
College campuses continue to experience significant issues related to student alcohol and other drug misuse. This archived webinar explores the unique role of law enforcement in a comprehensive approach to substance misuse prevention on college campuses. It explores opportunities for collaborating with local and campus police, and examines a selection of evidence-based strategies, such as motivational interviewing, that law enforcement can use to help students avoid dangerous substance use behaviors.
The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments, funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students, hosted a webinar to discuss collaborative efforts by the Town of Amherst, Massachusetts and UMass Amherst. This collaboration strives to maintain a safe and livable environment in off-campus neighborhoods and sustain a focus on the health and safety of students.
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