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Case Histories in Reducing High-Risk Drinking Among College Students

Publshed by The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Medical Association’s “A Matter of Degree” project, this book presents the case histories of how four

campus-community coalitions in Delaware, Iowa, Nebraska and Vermont worked in 2000-02 to help change policies and community environments that affect student high-risk drinking.

Campaign for

Alcohol-Free Sports TV

Organized through the Center for Science in the Public Interest,

the Campaign for Alcohol-Free Sports TV seeks to reduce the amount

of alcoholic-beverage advertising to underage children and young

adults who tune into televised sports for fun.

College Alcohol Study

This Web site provides findings from Harvard School of Public Health’s

College Alcohol Study. This national study of over 14,000 college

students gauges the prevalence of binge drinking and alcohol-related

problems. The Web site provides full access to the 1998 and 1995

reports, and lists other published findings from the survey, including

the prevalence of gun possession among college-age drinkers.

Core Institute

The Core Institute assists colleges and universities in implementing

drug and alcohol surveys. Sample copies and descriptions of the

student survey, survey of norms, and faculty and staff environment

survey are available on the Web site. Core Survey reports and press

releases are also available.

Facts on Tap

Facts on Tap is a joint effort of the Children of Alcoholics Foundation

and the American Council on Drug Education to provide educational

resources on alcohol for college students. Information is included

on the effects of alcohol, including the relationship between sex

and alcohol, and second-hand effects of alcohol.

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and

Other Drug Prevention

This comprehensive Web site funded by the U.S. Department of Education

includes documents, resources, and links on preventing alcohol and

drug abuse on college campuses. Programmatic information such as

setting policies, assessing the campus environment and extent of

the problem, and program evaluation are included. In addition, information

is provided on specific prevention strategies, such as social marketing,

normative education, and environmental strategies.

The Inter-Association Task Force on Alcohol

and Other Substance Abuse Issues

The Inter-Association Task Force (IATF) is an offshoot of Bacchus

dedicated to eliminating alcohol and other drug abuse among college

students. The organization is perhaps best known as the driving

force behind National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week. IATF sponsors

other events as well, including a National Symposium on College

Alcohol Practices in 1998. This Web page presents the report from

that conference. The Web site includes a “model alcohol policy”

for campuses and guidelines for beverage alcohol marketing on campuses.

A Matter of Degree: The National Effort

to Reduce High-Risk Drinking Among College Students

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has funded 10 university-community

coalitions to create long-lasting changes in the environment that

support healthy lifestyle choices and discourage excessive alcohol


Promising Practices: Campus Alcohol Strategies

This Web site contains information developed by George Mason’s Promising

Practices program. The site houses the online version of the Promising

Practices program binder, which includes descriptions of hundreds

of alcohol misuse prevention programs at work in colleges nationwide.

All descriptions include contact information, the program’s objectives,

and a descriptive narrative that may include examples of the program’s

effectiveness. In addition, the Campus Task Force Planner is available.

It lists prevention strategies by type of group (faculty, student

government, etc.), and provids case examples for each.


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