Organization Resource List
for Information on Alcohol and College
Places to turn for assistance and ideas...
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115
A worldwide fellowship of sober alcoholics whose recovery is based on 12 steps. AA's sole purpose is to carry the AA message to the alcoholic who still suffers. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees, AA is self-supporting through contributions.
American College Health Association
P.O. Box 28937
Baltimore, MD 21240-8937
ACHA is a national, nonprofit organization which represents and serves more than 900 institutions and more than 2,200 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 understanding 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 1000 affiliates at institutions of higher education across North America, Australia, and Hong Kong. BACCHUS focuses on the development and promotion of positive lifestyles and decision making skills through education and activities designed to increase an awareness about a variety of student health issues. BACCHUS and GAMMA educational materials, including their NCAAW "Stand Up and Be Counted!" campaign, can be ordered from the Network regardless of whether or not your campus maintains an active affiliated peer education group. Simply call the National Office for a free catalog.
Box 312, Station D, Keele Street
Toronto, ON, M6P 3J9, CANADA
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.
2620 S. Parker Road, Suite 355
Aurora, CO 80014
An agency providing issues-based educational speakers at reasonable prices. Speakers on topics such as: eating disorders, leadership and motivation, sexual assault, AIDS/HIV, conflict management, drugs and alcohol, homophobia, impaired driving, risk management, fraternity and sorority issues, diversity, communications skills, body image, and more. Speakers and staff members come from higher education, so they understand campus needs and issues.
The Century Council
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Suite 300
Washington, D.C. 20004
The Century Council is a national, not-for-profit organization, funded by the country's leading distillers to combat alcohol abuse. "Parents, you're not done yet" is a free informational brochure with over 2.5 million copies already in distribution on the nation's campuses. "Alcohol 101," now on more than 1,100 campuses, is a powerful new CD-ROM program helping college students make responsible decisions about drinking, or not drinking.
Creative Dating: The Cure for the Common Relationships
1464 Windsong Road
Orlando FL 32809
David Coleman has changed the style of lecture programs on college campuses. This interactive program encourages students to develop healthy social skills, become better communicators, and better daters! Audiences are educated and entertained on suggestions on how to create dates that are fun, low-budget, and alcohol-free. Creative dating has been featured on over 1500 campuses and conferences nationwide.
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.
GAMMA (Greeks Advocating Mature Management of Alcohol)
The BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network
P.O. 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!
Half-Time with Bob Newton
Dynamics Sports International
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.
Health Promotions Resources
2829 Verndale Ave.
Anoka MN 55303
PH: 800-782-1878 or 612-247-1303 in Minnesota
To help colleges and universities respond to student alcohol and other drug use problems, prevent problems and promote health, HPR provides training, materials development, and needs assessment. Training includes "Coaching for Prevention" which assists athletic department personnel in reducing problems with alcohol and other drugs, including steroids, and the "Student Athlete Leadership Institute" which helps student athlete leaders and their coaches or advisors use their leadership position and abilities to influence others to make positive choices. HPR staff have worked with thousands of educators throughout the United States concerned with the health choices their students are making.
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, carrying out, and evaluating alcohol and other drug prevention programs and policies that will foster students' academic and social development and promote campus safety. Training, technical assistance, publication, and evaluation activities are guided by an environmental management approach. See the web site for press coverage of alcohol and other drug issues on campus, newsletters, trainings and publications.
Human Dynamics Inc.
3036 Ontario Rd.
Little Canada, MN 55117
As 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.
1700 Westlake North, Suite 724
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, dating violence, 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.
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 videotapes can be borrowed through state clearinghouses. Specialized information needs can be met through searches on the NCADI databases or via Prevline at www.health.org
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
PO Box 6222
Indianapolis, IN 46206-6222
NCAA has developed guidelines for drug testing, as well as brochures, posters and other educational materials for use by its 1100 member institutions. CHOICES alcohol education grants and sports sciences speaker grants 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, Impaired Driving Division, NTS-11, 400 7th Street SW
Washington, DC 20590
NHTSA is involved in numerous college-related activities including: TEAM on Campus (Techniques for Effective Alcohol Management), an innovative curriculum for colleges that both serve and do not serve alcohol; a cooperative effort with The BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network to raise awareness about the increased enforcement levels of zero tolerance laws; a cooperative effort to reduce binge drinking among college fraternity members; and numerous public service announcements and fact sheets addressing youth and alcohol.
National Interfraternity Conference (NIC)
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 drug 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 drugs. CNCADI's resources include scientific findings, publications, posters, videos, programs, curricula and information about organizations concerned with alcohol and other drug problems.
Promising Practices: Campus Alcohol Strategies
David S. Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor,Center for the Advancement of Public Health Graduate School of Education, George Mason University
Fairfax, VA 22030
Initiated in 1995, Promising Practices: Campus Alcohol Strategies strives to contribute to reducing alcohol-related problems among college and university students by motivating institutions of higher education to share their resources and strategies. Funded by a grant from The Century Council, the project co-directors, advisory panel and staff produce and provide a range of resources and networks to facilitate communication among all members of the college/university community. Building upon the results of two national solicitation and review processes, the resources (including the Sourcebook, Task Force Planner, Task Force Planner Guide and related resources) help campus leaders envision, plan, review, and implement strategic elements for their comprehensive campus-based programs.
Society for Women's Health Research
1828 L Street, NW, Suite 625
Washington D.C. 20036
This non-profit organization is committed to improving women's health through research. The society conducts a variety of public education programs, including its award-wining video, "Get Real: Straight Talk About Women's Health." Targeted at college-age women, this program provides information on alcohol and substance abuse and self-esteem.
TIPS for the University
TIPS-Training of Intervention Procedures by Servers of Alcohol 1101 Wilsom Blvd., Suite 1700
Arlington, VA 22209
Whether or not a student chooses to drink, "TIPS for the University" recognizes that at some point in their college career a person will be in a situation where alcohol is being consumed. TIPS students with the skills and confidence to handle those situations; to intervene effectively to prevent peers from harming themselves or others.