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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.