Selected Higher Education Web Resources

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provides facts and information about alcohol and its effects. Users can

request B.R.A.D. to send a “21st Birthday Card” promoting safe

celebration to an individual turning 21.


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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


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 consumption.

One such program at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Alcohol on

Campus: A Matter of Degree (link to:,

is working with the community to change policies on campus and in the


National Group Rides and Designated Drivers (National


National GRADD is a national network and resource center for collegiate

safe ride programs. Participating members include colleges and universities

that operate safe ride programs for students. The network shares information

about the programs to help other schools plan programs. The Web site provides

information about the program and a set of related links.


Substance Abuse on College Campuses (at PREVline)

This area of National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information’s

PREVline Web site contains online documents and resources on alcohol and

drug prevention at the college level. The site also includes links to

college alcohol and drug programs, and information resources on planning

for a safe and healthy spring break. The site provides full-text access

to the community action guide, Last Call for High-Risk Promotions that

Target College Students.

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.


on Campus: Binge Drinking Prevention Resources

This Web site provides resources on college programs, research, and resources

on binge drinking.


resources compiled 9/15/99.     Home

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