Places to turn for assistance...
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115
Founded in 1935. A fellowship of men and women who share experience, strength and hope with each other. AA’s sole purpose is to help the alcoholic recover through the Twelve Steps of AA Newsletters. Group development guidelines available. Phone support network.
American College Health Association
P.O. Box 28937
Baltimore, MD 21240-8937
ACHA is a national, nonprofit organization which represents and serves more than 1,000 institutions and more than 3,000 individuals who provide health services to the higher education community. Service provided includes patient and professional education publications, professional development workshops and presentations, and recommended standards addressing a variety of current student health issues, including alcohol and other drugs.
American Council on Alcoholism, Inc.
2522 St. Paul St.
Baltimore MD 21218
A not-for-profit, voluntary educational organization founded in 1953 to promote under- standing among individuals, professionals and organizations that alcoholism is a treatable illness. ACA recognizes a distinction between responsible drinking and alcohol abuse. It encourages comprehensive college campus alcohol education programs, including employee, student and faculty assistance.
American Council for Drug Education
136 E. 64th St.
New York NY 10021
A national, nonprofit organization, the Council is educating the nation about the health hazards associated with the use of drugs. While its efforts encompass the public-at-large, it is mindful of the particularly urgent educational needs of children, adolescents and young adults, co-dependents, co-workers of drug abusers, expectant mothers, disadvantaged minorities and other high-risk groups. For a catalog of materials, write to the address above.
The BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network
P.O. Box 100430
Denver, CO 80250-0430
BACCHUS is an international student organization with more than 750 affiliated chapters at institutions of higher education across North America. BACCHUS focuses on the development and promotion of positive lifestyles and decision making skills through education and activities designed to increase an awareness of changing alcohol and other student health issues. BACCHUS and GAMMA educational materials, including the NCAAW CARE campaign, can be ordered from the Network regardless of whether or not your campus maintains an active chapter. Simply call the National Headquarters for a free catalog.
Box 312, Station D
Toronto, ON, MOP 3J9
Coordinates all BACCHUS programming for Canadian institutions. They sponsor several educational campaigns throughout the academic year and maintain a network of student based programs with a Canadian flair.
P.O. Box 35
Loveland, OH 45140
David Coleman, “The Dating Doctor,” presents his interactive program “Creative Dating” on I dozens of campuses each year. Great alcohol awareness week program!
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
8701 Leeds Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64129
One Way to Play Drug Free Program for junior high, high school and college athletes. “Americans for a Drug-Free America,” edited by Nita C. Stacy. For a materials catalog, call 1-800-289-0909.
Friendship In the Age of AIDS
P.O. Box 101164
Denver CO 80250-1164
Joel Goldman and TJ. Sullivan present their nationally acclaimed program, “Friendship In the Age of AIDS,” on nearly 75 campuses each year. Speakers encourage students to avoid mixing alcohol and sex in this humorous, moving presentation.
GAMMA (Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol)
The BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network
PO. Box 100430
Denver, CO 80250-0430
GAMMA is a national effort designed to get campus fraternity and sorority chapters more involved in prevention activities. Several GAMMA specific resources are available including programming guides, educational pamphlets, posters and videos - all targeted for Greek undergraduates. For more information on Greek prevention programming, ask for the booklet GET GAMMA!
Half-Time with Bob Newton, Dynamics Sports Intemational
3080 N. Civic Center Plaza, Suite 33
Scottsdale AZ 85251
Bob Newton is a former 11-year NFL veteran and 1970 Nebraska All-American. Today he is a state licensed counselor, speaker and seminar leader in chemical dependence. His stirring presentations help players understand substance abuse. He challenges and motivates players who need help to get help. He encourages a strong commitment to education.
Harding, Ringhofer & Associates
2200 Indian Road West
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Call to arrange to send a FAX.
Harding, Ringhofer & Associates assist educational institutions to promote healthy behaviors and prevent problems, such as alcohol and other drug misuse through needs assessment, evaluation, program development and training. Their “Coaching for Prevention” workshop is designed to assist athletic department personnel reduce problems with alcohol and other drugs, including steroids.
TIPS - Training of Intervention Procedures by Servers of Alcohol
600 New Hampshire Ave., N.W., Suite 100
Washington DC 20037
Intervention training program designed to provide students with proven effective techniques to spot signs of intoxication and underage drinking as well as the skills necessary to intervene to prevent alcohol abuse. Using videotape, printed material, practice and examination, specially trained TIPS instructors certify participants for three years.
Health Promotions Resources
2829 Verndale Ave.
Anoka MN 55303
PH: 800-782-1878 or 612-247-1303 in Minnesota
Through consultation, training and materials development, staff assist colleges and universities in their role of responding to student alcohol and other drug use problems, preventing problems and promoting health. Health Promotion Resources staff have worked with thousands of educators throughout the United States concerned with the health choices their students are making. Services include: Needs Assessment, Program Development and Training and Education.
The Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
c/o Education Development Center, Inc.
55 Chapel St.
Newton, MA 02158-1060
The Center assists institutions of higher education in developing and carrying out alcohol and other drug prevention programs on their campuses. They sponsor training and professional development activities, publications, support for the Network, and evaluation and assessment, with thousands of educators throughout the United States concerned with the health choice.
Human Dynamics Inc.
3036 Ontario Rd.
Little Canada, MN 55117
As human behavior analyst, Greg Cylkowski has had the opportunity to identify America’s foremost issues which affect the social, academic, and personal development of today’s college students. Teachers, administrators, and students alike hail his refreshing perspectives as a successful alternative to the many programs which they feel have thus far been unable to generate significant changes in student behavior. Greg presents “hands on” solutions to today’s critical lifestyle issues.
1300 Dexter Ave. North, Suite 220
Seattle, WA 98109
Intermedia produces and distributes videos across the United States and Canada on health-related topics. Some of Intermedia’s most popular videos are on teenage drinking, children of alcoholics, date rape and sexual responsibility. All videos are available for a FREE 30-day preview.
Mike Green’s Collegiate Consultants on Drugs and Alcohol
P.O. Box 7241
St. Davids, PA 19087
Mike Green’s Collegiate Consultants on Drugs and Alcohol provides experienced and enthusiastic speakers who make effective and entertaining presentations to assemblies, conferences, workshops, seminars for coaches, student-athletes, paraprofessional staff or full-time educators. In addition, they provide referral services for drug testing by Nichols Institute and drug and alcohol rehabilitation.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)
511 E. John Carpenter Freeway, Suite 700
Irving, TX 75062
The mission of Mothers Against Drunk Driving is to stop drunk driving and to support victims of this violent crime.
National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors, Inc. (NASADAD)
444 North Capitol St., NW, Suite 642
Washington, DC 20001
NASADAD’s basic purpose is to foster and support the development of effective alcohol and other drug abuse prevention and treatment programs throughout every state. The Washington, DC office includes divisions concerned with Addiction Counselor Training, AIDS Policy, Criminal Justice Programs, Methadone Maintenance, Perinatal Addiction Prevention Services, Public Policy and Workplace Programs.
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
P.O. Box 2345
Rockville, MD 20847-2345
PH: 301-468-2600; 800-729-6686
NCADI develops and distributes pamphlets, booklets, reports and posters on alcohol and other drugs with a special focus on high-risk groups including college students and on special populations. Printed materials are available without charge and films and video- tapes can be borrowed through state clearinghouses. Specialized information needs can be met through searches on the NCADI databases or through referral to other organizations.
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
6201 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66211-2422
NCAA has developed guidelines for drug testing, as well as brochures, posters and other educational materials for use by its 1100 member institutions. Speakers are also available.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)
12 West 21st St.
New York, NY 10010
NCADD is the national nonprofit organization combating alcoholism, other drug addictions and related problems. Founded in 1944, NCADD’S major programs include prevention and education, public information, medical/scientific information, public policy advocacy and publications. NCADD’s network of nearly 200 affiliates conduct similar activities at the state and local levels and provide information and referral services to families and individuals seeking help with an alcohol or other drug problem.
National Health & Awareness Services (NHA)
P.O. Box 8774
Madison, WI 53708-8774
PH: 608-241-4499: 800-676-0701
NHA is a nationally recognized education and consulting firm that specializes in providing Drug Education and Student-Athlete Assistance Program (SAAP) development of institutions of higher education. NHA offers the following services: student-athlete alcohol education, athletic department staff presentations, SAAP core team training, student- athlete survey, materials development, consultation, R.A. training and prevention training.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation
NTS-22, 400 7th Street SW
Washington, DC 20590
A publication titled “A Winning Combination: An Alcohol, Other Drug, and Traffic Safety Handbook for College Campuses” provides background and strategy for addressing alcohol and other drug problems on college campuses. A day and a half workshop is available to help colleges and universities develop policies and programs for reducing alcohol, other drug and traffic safety problems on campus. The workshop format consists of lectures, small group and team discussions and action planning materials related to drinking and driving.
National Interfratemity Conference (TIC)
3901 W. 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46268
The NIC is the coordinating body of the 64 men’s general college fraternities. The NIC has several programming packages on issues such as ethics, member education, dry rush, and so on. Also houses the Our Chapter, Our Choice program which helps fraternity men and women examine norms surrounding alcohol use and abuse.
The National Prevention Network (NPN)
c/o NASADAD, 444 North Capitol St., NW, Suite 642
Washington, DC 20001
NPN’s mission is to provide support and enhance national, state, and local alcohol and other drug abuse prevention efforts that will reduce the incidence and prevalence of such abuse, ultimately decreasing the number of clients requiring alcohol and other chug treatment.
CSAP’s National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (CNCADI) 11426 Rockville Pike, Suite 200
Rockville, MD 20852-3007
PH: 301-468-3600 or 800-729-6686
The Federal Government Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) information distribution component in CNCADI. It is a national resource of up-to-date information about alcohol and other chugs. CNCADI’s resources include scientific findings, publications, posters, videos, programs, curricula and information about organizations concerned with alcohol and other drug problems.
Real World Productions
4704 Colfax Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55409
Speakers and educational materials on issues ranging from family dysfunction to addiction and self-esteem. Substance abuse topics are heavily emphasized. For a free catalog of materials, or for information on speakers, please call.
Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research
1828 L Street, NW, Suite 625
Washington D.C. 20036
Speakers and educational materials on issues ranging from family dysfunction to addiction and self-esteem. Substance abuse topics are heavily emphasized. For a free catalog of materials, or for information on speakers, please call 202-223-8224.