Outlines how campus officials can best organize and work collaboratively with campus and community coalitions and statewide initiatives to accomplish their alcohol and other drug abuse and violence (AODV) prevention goals. The environmental approach to AODV prevention is based on the principle that college students' conduct can be shaped through concerted efforts to reengineer the environment that shapes their behavior.
Details the effect of alcohol on academic performance, retention, and graduation rates. Provides evidence-based strategies to mitigate these effects, as well as examples of what colleges and universities are doing and related resources.
Provides the latest research-based approaches to reducing alcohol-related problems among college students and shares information on how colleges have been implementing evidence-based interventions to reduce alcohol problems on their campuses and communities.