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1 American College Health Association (ACHA)
Link: http://www.acha.org/
Description: The ACHA is the principal advocate and leadership organization for college and university health. It conducts the ACHA-National College Health Assessment, a national research effort organized by ACHA to assist college health service providers, health educators, counselors, and administrators in collecting data about their students' habits, behaviors, and perceptions on the most prevalent health topics: alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use; sexual health; weight, nutrition, and exercise; mental health; and injury prevention, personal safety, and violence.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Professional Societies
2 Bacchus and Gamma Peer Education Network
Link: http://www.bacchusgamma.org/
Description: The BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network is an international association of college and university based peer education programs focusing on alcohol abuse prevention and other related student health and safety issues.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
3 California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE)
Link: http://caade.org/colleges.htm
Description: CAADE serves 60 colleges and universities in California. It promotes and supports quality [higher] education in alcohol and drug studies, develops accreditation standards for alcohol and drug higher education, certifies alcohol and drug treatment counselors, and provides continuing education. List of accredited colleges.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Professional Societies | Training and Education
4 Center for the Study of Health & Risk Behaviors (CSHRB)
Link: http://depts.washington.edu/cshrb/
Description: University of Washington Center for the Study of Health & Risk Behaviors (CSHRB) focuses on the etiology of risky behaviors and the development of empirically based prevention and treatment for reduction of risk and promotion of healthier lifestyle. Director: Mary Larimer
Subjects: College students
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S. | Washington State
5 Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY)
Link: http://camy.org/
Description: At Georgetown University, monitors alcohol industry marketing practices.
Subjects: Underage drinking | Adolescents | College students | Young adults
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
6 College Drinking: Changing the Culture, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Link: http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/
Description: Campus policies, research, info for parents, communities, administrators. Includes full text of Journal of Studies on Alcohol, Suppl 14, 2002: College Drinking, What It Is, and What To Do About It: A Review of the State of the Science. (click on "NIAAA Reports")
Subjects: College students | Underage drinking
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
7 Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study (CAS)
Link: http://archive.sph.harvard.edu/cas/
Description: The Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study (CAS) is an ongoing survey of over 14,000 students at 120 four-year colleges in 40 states, examining key issues in college alcohol abuse, including the tradition of heavy drinking, the role of Greek organizations and athletics, and the relationship of state alcohol control measures and college policies.
Subjects: College students
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
8 Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Protection, U.S. Department of Education
Link: http://www.edc.org/projects/higher_education_center_alcohol_drug_abuse_and_violence_prevention
Description: The Higher Education Center's purpose is to help college and community leaders develop, implement, and evaluate programs and policies to reduce student problems related to alcohol and other drug use and interpersonal violence.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Information Resources | Organizations and Advocacy
9 Historically Black Colleges and Universities Center for Excellence (HBCU-CFE) in Substance Abuse and Mental Health
Link: http://www.hbcucfe.net/
Description: The Historically Black Colleges and Universities Center for Excellence (HBCU-CFE) in Substance Abuse and Mental Health at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is funded through a cooperative agreement with SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) and Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS). Goals are to foster the development of programs and to facilitate the exchange of substance abuse and mental health information; to provide culturally appropriate substance abuse and mental health resources to HBCUs; and to promote the development of a diverse workforce by exposing students to opportunities such as internships, mentoring and leadership training. Website includes resources, news, mini-grants.
Subjects: College students | African Americans
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
10 The Network Addressing Collegiate Alcohol and Other Drug Issues
Link: http://www.thenetwork.ws/
Description: Serves as a liaison between the U.S. Department of Education and member institutions as well as other higher education professional organizations. Promotes healthy campus environments through self-regulatory initiatives, information dissemination, and technical assistance.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
11 SAHARA Lab (Studies on Alcohol, Health, and Risky Activities)
Link: http://www.psy.utexas.edu/psy/CLINICAL/sahara/index.html
Description: University of Texas at Austin. Focuses on the study of alcohol use and other risk-taking behaviors (e.g. risky sex, aggression/violence, illicit drug use) among college students and other young adults. Director: Kim Fromme, PhD.
Subjects: College students | Young adults
Categories: ATOD Research Centers - U.S.
12 Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Link: http://www.ssdp.org/
Description: Students for Sensible Drug Policy is an international grassroots network of students who support reform of drug laws. (linked to Drug Policy Alliance)
Subjects: Drug policy | College students
Categories: Organizations and Advocacy
13 University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Policy
Link: http://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/APS/13.07.html
Description: Univ. of Washington Administrative Policy Statement 13.7, including health risks and sanctions, information and available services. Approved May 1, 2002.
Subjects: College students | Underage drinking
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Washington State
14 University of Washington Student Guide on Alcohol and Substance Use and Abuse
Link: http://www.washington.edu/students/handbook/drugs.html
Description: UW Campus policy.
Subjects: College students
Categories: Washington State
15 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Link: http://www.cdc.gov/HealthyYouth/yrbs/
Description: The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors priority health-risk behaviors and the prevalence of obesity and asthma among youth and young adults. The YRBSS includes a national school-based survey conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state, territorial, tribal, and district surveys conducted by state, territorial, and local education and health agencies and tribal governments. Topics covered include HIV, alcohol and drug use, tobacco use, obesity and asthma.
Subjects: Adolescents | College students | Young adults
Categories: Government Agencies - U.S. | Statistical Resource