Putting into place strategies, activities, and programs aimed at supporting student success is an outcome of strategic planning.
In order to mount a comprehensive effort, colleges and universities have been encouraged to take action in three spheres where they have influence: the institution, the surrounding community, and state-level public policy. This approach is consistent with NIAAA’s 3-in-1 Framework, which is a useful introduction to encourage presidents, administrators, college prevention specialists, students, and community members to think in a broad and comprehensive fashion about problems related to alcohol and drug use and violence. It is designed to encourage consideration simultaneously of multiple audiences on and off campus. The Task Force offers the 3-in-1 Framework as a starting point to develop effective and science-based prevention efforts for alcohol problem prevention and focuses on: