Transcribes a podcast between Dr. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and Rich Lucey, a prevention program manager at the Drug Enforcement Administration. They discuss National Drug and Alcohol Facts week, drug use among college students, her advice to prevention professionals, and more.
Provides information about eighteen colleges and universities that were awarded grants from Truth Initiative to adopt a 100 percent tobacco-free campus policy, a move that will protect more than 100,000 students and employees across 17 states.
Presents results of a survey of illicit drug, alcohol, and tobacco use among people 12 years of age and older. Includes national estimates of the rates of use, trends, numbers of users, and other measures, such as youth-related prevention measures.
Presents National Survey of Student Engagement survey findings that indicate a majority of undergraduate students feel insufficiently challenged by their courses. These results highlight the importance of designing course assignments that prompt students to put forth their best effort.
Examines non-medical prescription drug use, including the reasons for and consequences of use, access to prescription drugs and perceptions of use among students. The purpose of the survey is to understand the non-medical use of prescription drugs among college students.
Helps communities plan and implement their National Prevention Week (NPW) 2019 activities. In addition to information on health observances and SAMHSA resources, the guide includes quarterly checklists, planning tips, and introductions to NPW’s federal partners. This year’s calendar also features Augmented Reality (AR), so the calendar can come alive for users after they download a free app for their mobile device.
Provides a survey platform for college and university campus communities to use to conduct an objective analysis of a full range of institutional safety and security facilities, policies and procedures.
Calls on college and university presidents, chancellors, and senior administrators to address sexual assault on their campuses. The blog post outlines current statistics, talks about the progress that has been made, and makes a request for more improvements.
Presents facts about substance use among college students aged 18 to 22 using combined data from the 2011 to 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health. The report includes information about first-time substance use and alcohol and drug use for both full-time and part-time college students.