Congratulations, Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest Winners!
Congratulations to the University of Mississippi, the University of Miami, and Oklahoma State University for winning 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place, respectively, in the Red Ribbon Week Campus Video PSA Contest, cosponsored by DEA and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Prevention Profiles: Take Five - David Anderson
David Anderson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Education and Human Development at George Mason University, where he worked for over 28 years and served as Professor and Director, Center for the Advancement of Public Health, is this month's guest on Prevention Profiles: Take Five. During the interview, Dr. Anderson discusses findings of concern from the College Alcohol Survey, a new guide on professional competencies for drug and alcohol misuse prevention in higher education, insights from campus-based professionals working on alcohol and drug misuse issues, and more!
Prevention with Purpose
Check out the new "Prevention with Purpose" supplemental resources to learn how to include student-led organizations, community coalitions, and more in your campus drug prevention efforts.
Training Social Work Students to Engage in Substance Use Prevention Using Immersive Learning
Dane Minnick, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Social Work at Ball State University, and Director of the Ball State Center for Substance Use Research and Community Initiatives. In this month’s article, Dr. Minnick focuses on engaging social work students in substance use prevention using immersive learning.
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 (DEA) 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.