Prevention Profiles: Take Five - Kristina Canfield
This month’s Prevention Profiles: Take Five guest is Kristina Canfield, Executive Director for the Association of Recovery in Higher Education. During the podcast, Kristina talks about how the recovery movement has taken hold on college campuses over the past few years; some of the challenges around supporting students in recovery during the past 2½ years; the impact of stigma on a person’s recovery, progress that’s been made in reducing stigma, and challenges that remain; and more!
The Impact of Stigma on Efforts to Reduce Substance Use
Ryan Doyle, CPS, is the Substance Use Prevention, Education, and Prevention Strategy Specialist at Iowa State University. In this month's article, Ryan explains how campus prevention professionals can collaborate with recovery experts, as well as how this can be aided simply by the language we use.
Prevention IS Your Job: A Fraternity/Sorority Partner Discussion
No matter what role you serve, everyone can understand and apply the Strategic Prevention Framework. This Sept. 6, 2023 webinar provides a research overview of the scope of the problem, explains the importance of strategic planning and successful programming, and introduces the free resources available to campuses and organizations to do the work of prevention.
Enhancing Professional Competencies for Preventing Drug and Alcohol Misuse Among College Students
The Guide to the Eight Professional Competencies for Higher Education Substance Misuse Prevention is “brought to life” with an eight-part, DEA-produced webinar series, highlighting each of the individual competencies. Check out all of the episodes in this hub.
National Recovery Month
September is National Recovery Month. Create a proclamation, participate in events, download materials, and more to raise awareness about recovering from substance use.
Campuses Promote DEA's One Pill Can Kill Campaign
Schools across the nation have started to rally around the effort to educate their campuses and local communities about the issue. Is your school using ‘One Pill Can Kill’ materials to get the word out about counterfeit pills? If so, let us know!
The Drug Enforcement Administration is pleased to provide institutions of higher education and their surrounding communities with these resources to prevent drug misuse among college students. We are committed to promoting the importance of prevention and its role in helping ensure the health and safety of our nation’s college students.