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Coming Soon: Our Twitter Chat with SAMHSA!

On July 14 at 2 p.m. ET, Campus Drug Prevention will be co-hosting a Twitter chat with Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Communities Talk initiative on underage drinking and substance misuse prevention on college campuses.


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Relying on Key Tenets in Prevention

This past year, we navigated unprecedented challenges. We shifted programming online. We were pushed to be more creative and flexible.


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Colleges should prepare to deal with more student drinking and hazing this fall semester

(Inside Higher Ed, June 17) Sorority and, in particular, fraternity hazing and related hazardous drinking continue to be areas of significant concern for college administrators across the country. Some recent data point to a return to pre-pandemic levels, but more concerning is a continuing upward trend. In fact, a potential, if not likely, scenario is that alcohol use and hazing may substantially increase this fall semester.


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$750 Planning Stipends to Host Communities Talk Event Still Available

A limited number of planning stipends are still available for institutions of higher education and community-based organizations that would like to participate in Communities Talk to Prevent Underage DrinkingBut stipends are going quickly!


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DEA Wins International Award for Publication Aimed at Preventing Drug Misuse Among College Students

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has been recognized by the National Association of Government Communicators for its publication designed for colleges and universities.  


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Substance Misuse Prevention in the Pandemic: Lessons Learned

The COVID-19 pandemic is the public health crisis of this century. In a sense we are all riding the same storm, but in different boats.



Bowling Green State University Student Death Renews Conversations About Hazing

(NPR, May 4) There were zero reported deaths from college hazing incidents in 2020, but as campuses reopen to students, there have already been two hazing-related deaths this year.



Healthy Ways to Deal with Stress

(April 21) Stress is defined as the body’s reaction to a challenge or demand. It’s a normal part of most people’s lives. 


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Reflections from the American College Health Association’s Immediate Past-President

Katrin Wesner-Harts, Ed.D., Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of North Carolina Wilmington