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 - 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.
Prevention Profiles: Take Five - September Johnson (Student at Boston University School of Public Health)Boston University School of Public Health graduate student September Johnson is our guest this episode. During the podcast, September talks about why it's important to involve students in campus prevention efforts, the best ways staff can engage students, and much more.
Prevention Profiles: Take Five - James W. Carroll (Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy)Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (also known as the "Drug Czar") James Carroll is our guest for this episode. Carroll talks about the recent vaping deaths, the dangers of high THC marijuana and edibles, college recovery programs, how colleges and universities fit into his office's 2019 strategy, and much more.
Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Ryan Snow (University Police Officer)Ryan Snow, a police officer within a large university police department, is our guest for this month's episode of "Prevention Profiles: Take Five." Ryan talks about how law enforcement is involved with drug prevention, the dangers of marijuana use, how he helped a student struggling with inhalant misuse, and much more.
Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Dr. Amelia M. Arria (University of Maryland)Dr. Amelia M. Arria, Director of the Center on Young Adult Health and Development and the Office of Planning and Evaluation at the University of Maryland School of Public Health, is our guest this month. During this episode, Amelia discusses the research on college stimulant use, the connection between students 'stopping out' and drug use, parenting style and its effect on prevention, and much more.
Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Uttam Dhillon (Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration)
Uttam Dhillon, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, is our guest for this podcast episode. During his interview with Rich Lucey, Mr. Dhillon discusses DEA's role in drug abuse prevention, the relationship between prevention professionals and law enforcement, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, and much more.
Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Dr. Erica Phillips (Ohio State University)
Dr. Erica Phillips, Associate Director in the Center for the Study of Student Life at the Ohio State University, is this episode's guest. During the interview, Erica discusses key findings from the College Prescription Drug Study (which she helps to coordinate), talks about where college students are getting prescription drugs to misuse, some of the top reasons students misuse medication, plus much more.
Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Dr. David S. Anderson (George Mason University)
Dr. David Anderson, Professor Emeritus of Education and Human Development at George Mason University, is our guest for this episode. David, who serves as one of the authors of the College Alcohol Survey, talks about some of the positive changes he’s seen in campus prevention programs since the survey began in the late 1970s. He also discusses his concerns, and gives concise advice to anyone looking to help prevent drug abuse among college students.