Places to turn for assistance and ideas
The listings in this section represent a wide variety of resources, from articles and books to posters, publications, and speakers. Some of the resources are free, while others charge for their materials. In any case, they all can be excellent resources for alcohol and other drug education.
475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10115
PH: 212-870-3400 FAX: 212-870-3003
A worldwide fellowship of sober alcoholics whose recovery is based on 12 steps. AAs 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
PH: 410-859-1500 FAX: 410-859-1510
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. Services provided include publications and guidelines, professional development, research projects, networking opportunities, and recommended standards addressing a variety of current student health issues, including alcohol and other drugs.
American Council on Alcoholism, Inc.
3900 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 401, Arlington, VA 22203
PH: 1-800-527-5344 FAX: 703-248-9007
E-Mail [email protected] www.aca-usa.org
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
164 W.74 St. New York NY 10023
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
PH: 303-871-0901 FAX: 303-871-0907
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 alcohol abuse prevention and a variety of related student health issues. BACCHUS and GAMMA educational materials, including their NCAAW Theres Strength in Numbers! campaign materials, 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 materials catalog.
BACCHUS Canada (Student Life Education Company)
Box 312, Station D, Keele Street, Toronto, ON, M6P 3J9, CANADA
PH: 416-243-1338 FAX: 416-243-2339
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
1310 G St., N.W., Suite 600; Washington, D.C. 20005
PH: 202-637-0077 FAX: 202-637-0079 www.centurycouncil.org
The Century Council is a national, not-for-profit organization, funded by the countrys leading distillers to combat alcohol abuse. Parents, youre not done yet is a free informational brochure with over 2.5 million copies already in distribution on the nations 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 Relationship
Coleman Productions, PO Box 235, Loveland, OH 45140
PH: 513-583-8000 www.datingdoctor.com or www.colemanproductions.com
This agency provides interactive, entertaining and enlightening educational speakers and programs at affordable prices that directly meet the needs of todays college students. Our roster includes Six Time National Speaker of the Year David Coleman, a.k.a. The Dating Doctor, and his award winning program Creative Dating: The Cure for the Common Relationship. Also available is Judson Laipplys Inspirational Comedy, Curtis Zimmermans Living Life at Performance Level, Johnnie Tuitels Dancing in the End Zone, and the complete lecture, training and leadership series of Nancy Hunter Denney. Several hot new programs available include Becoming a Legendary Man (for men only), Becoming an Exceptional Woman (for women only) and Hooray! Building A Community out of Classmates! which is an ideal orientation program or conference Kick-Off.
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. Dynamic Sports International has many athletes in their speakers bureau.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
8701 Leeds Rd., Kansas City, MO 64129
PH: 800-289-0909 FAX: 816-921-8755
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
PH: 303-871-0901 FAX: 303-871-0907 www.bacchusgamma.org
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!
Health Promotion Resources
2829 Verndale Ave., Anoka MN 55303
PH: 800-782-1878 or 763-427-5310 in Minnesota FAX: 763-427-7841
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
PH: 800-676-1730 www.edc.org/hec
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
PH: 800-680-8311 FAX: 612-484-8311
As as human behavior analyst, Greg Cylkowski has had the opportunity to identify Americas foremost issues which affect the social, academic, and personal development of todays 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 todays critical lifestyle issues.
1700 Westlake North, Suite 724, Seattle, WA 98109
PH: 800-553-8336 FAX: 800-553-1655
Intermedia produces and distributes videos across the United States and Canada on healthrelated topics. Some of Intermedias most popular videos are on teenage drinking, binge drinking, date rape drugs, children of alcoholics, date rape, dating violence, and sexual responsibility. All videos are available for a FREE 30-day preview.
Mike Green (Greeny) - Collegiate Consultants on Drugs and Alcohol
P.O. Box 7241, St. Davids, PA 19087
Mike Greens 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, full-time educators, Greek life, freshman orientation, and alcohol awareness groups.
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, support victims of this violent crime, and prevent underage drinking. Since its inception, MADD has worked to reduce underage drinking through legislative initiatives and community programs. In 2001, MADD released its report of practical approaches to reducing high-risk college drinking.
The National Social Norms Resource Center
The National Social Norms Resource Center is an independent center supporting, promoting and providing technical assistance on the social norms approach as it applies to alcohol abuse and related health, safety, and social justice issues. Opened on July 1, 2000 at Northern Illinois University, the center is directed by Michael Haines, MS, a nationally recognized proponent and pioneering practitioner of this effective strategy. The Center is sponsored by The BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network.
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)
20 Exchange Place, Suite 2902, New York, NY 10005
PH: 212-269-7797 FAX: 212-269-7510 www.NCADD.org
NCADD is the national nonprofit organization combating alcoholism, other drug addictions and related problems. Founded in 1944, NCADDS major programs include prevention and education, public information, medical/scientific information, public policy advocacy and publications. NCADDs 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 Highway Traffic Safety Administration
U.S. Department of Transportation, NTS-11, 400 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20590
PH: 202-366-9588 FAX: 202-366-2766
NHTSA was established to carry out auto safety and consumer programs. NHTSA is responsible for reducing deaths, injuries and economic losses resulting from motor vehicle crashes by setting and enforcing safety performance standards for motor vehicles, motor vehicle equipment, and through grants to state and local governments to enable them to conduct effective local highway safety programs. NHTSA investigates safety defects in motor vehicles, helps states and local communities reduce the threat of drunk drivers, promotes the use of safety belts, child safety seats and air bags, and provides consumer information on motor vehicle safety topics. NHTSA also conducts research on driver behavior and traffic safety.
North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC)
3901 W. 86th Street, Suite, 390, Indianapolis IN 46268
PH: 317-872-1112 FAX: 317-872-1134
The NIC is a confederation of 68 mens college fraternities with the purpose of promoting scholarship, leadership, service, and friendship. As an organization committed to values based action, the NIC provides educational programming to communities on college and university campuses in areas of ethics, leadership development, recruitment, alcohol education, and other related issues. Facilitated programs exclusive to the NIC include the A/S Alcohol Summit, UIFI (Undergraduate Interfraternity Institute), IMPACT, Alumni Academy, and You Want to Recruit Me? You Better Have a Plan.
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 FAX: 310-468-6433
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. CNCADIs 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
PH: 703-993-3697 FAX: 703-993-3763 www.promprac.gmu.edu
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 three national solicitation and review processes, the resources (including the Sourcebook, Task Force Planner, Task Force Planner Guide and related resources all available at no cost) help campus leaders envision, plan, review, and implement strategic elements for their comprehensive campusbased programs.
Society for Womens Health Research
1828 L Street, NW, Suite 625, Washington D.C. 20036.
This non-profit organization is committed to improving womens health through research. The society conducts a variety of public education programs, including its award-wining video, Get Real: Straight Talk About Womens 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 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1700, Arlington, VA 22209
PH: 1-800-GET-TIPS FAX: 1-800-YES-TIPS
[email protected] www.gettips.com 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.
BEVERAGE ALCOHOL DISTRIBUTORS
Additionally, your local alcoholic beverage distributors may have resources to help with planning and education for NCAAW. You may contact the following corporate offices for additional information about the specific programs listed and for a listing of the participating distributor nearest you.
Consumer Awareness & Education, One Busch Place, St. Louis, MO 63118
PH: 314-577-1040 FAX: 314-577-9977 www.beeresponsible.com
- ID CHECK: This umbrella effort offers several materials to help those hosting parties or serving alcohol to better identify those who are of legal drinking age. Materials include a booklet with photographs of valid drivers licenses of all 50 states and Canada; suggestions to spot fake IDs; posters; button and cooler stickers; and wristbands for those who show valid ID.
- ITS YOUR CHOICE: Michael Chatman shares his message of self-empowerment and personal responsibility with college students across the country. The son of an abusive father, Michael grew up in Miami, joined a gang and endured the trials of life on the wrong side of the law. Finally, following a series of life-altering events, he decided to transform his life. Today, Michael has reached more than two million teenagers helping them realize that despite peer pressure and the many challenges they face, underage drinking is not the answer.
- MAKE THE RIGHT CALL: Barbara Babb, a former critical-care flight nurse from St. Louis, delivers a factual and impactful presentation to college students about the consequences of underage drinking and drunk driving. Babbs presentation is available on videotape.
- CHECK IN TO A WINNING LIFE: Bob Anastas, former executive director and founder of Students Against Drunk Driving, delivers a powerful presentation about lifeskills and making responsible decisions in life. Bobs presentation is available on videotape.
- DESIGNATED DRIVER PROGRAMS: Designated driver programs are effective ways to prevent drunk- driving situations. Students (21 and older) typically receive free non-alcohol beverages or discounts on food from an establishment in exchange for being named the designated driver in a group and refraining from drinking on that occasion.
- A TASTE OF REALITY: Presented by emergency-room nurse Linda Dutil, this program delivers a real-world look at the consequences that come from making poor choices about alcohol or drugs. The program provides students with a hands-on look at treatments for alcohol poisoning and drug overdose. Linda also teaches effective skills for resisting peer pressure and for making smart, responsible choices.
- COURAGE TO CARE: Carolyn Cornelison uses her knowledge, personal experiences and persuasive personality to take a realistic look at college drinking, taking responsibility, recognizing abuse and helping those with alcohol or drug-related problems. Her presentation for college students makes them laugh and sometimes cry as she shares her college experiences as both a sorority member and athlete.
- COLLEGE TALK: A Parents Guide on Talking to Your College-Bound Student About Drinking: College Talk, an extension of Family Talk About Drinking for parents of young children and teens, was developed by an advisory panel of authorities in the fields of education, family therapy, student health and wellness, alcohol treatment, social-norms marketing, and through conversations with parents and students. This program is designed to help parents continue communicating openly and honestly with their children about this issue, as their students prepare for independence and begin a life on their own.
- YOU TURNS: Jason Barber tells the story of several teens, including his brother, who were drunk-driving crash victims. What students learn during Jasons presentations is that he was the intoxicated driver of the car his brother, Aaron, was riding in when he was killed. Jason was seriously injured in the crash and then served three and a half years in prison for vehicular manslaughter. Barber now takes his very personal story to students to help prevent teen drinking and driving.
Coors Brewing Company
Alcohol Programs and Policies, 311 10th Street, Department NH-250, Golden, CO 80401
PH: 303-277-5114 FAX: 303-277-5723
- ADDY: Alcohol, Drunk Driving, and You promotes safe and responsible driving among teenagers. The ADDY video, Driving Drunk: Your Choice? uses four real-life situations in which someone made the decision to drive drunk to focus on the long-term effects of those decisions.
- BARS (BEING AN ALCOHOL RESPONSIBLE SERVER/SELLER is an incentive-based secret shopper program. It helps retailers of alcohol beverage manage the underage drinking issue by ensuring their sellers/servers are vigilant at checking identification of customers who appear to be under the legal purchase age.
- CONSUMER AWARENESS MATERIALS: Consumer materials, including designated driver key rings, and We ID buttons are available from local distributors. Also available are Winners Drink Safely buttons geared toward sports fans.
- NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ALCOHOL AWARENESS WEEK: In partnership with the IATF, Coors awards scholarships to 10 exemplary, year long campus alcohol education programs. NASCC: The National Association of Service and Conservation Corps is a membership organization that promotes youth corps programs throughout the country. A major emphasis of Corps programming is on becoming better educated about life skills such as budgeting, parenting, personal health, and well-being.
- YOUTH SERVICE AMERICA: Youth Service Americas mission is to build an ethic of
service in America by providing every young person with the opportunity to give back to his/her country through service. These programs provide young people with opportunities to begin a lifelong commitment to community improvement and civic participation.
Miller Brewing Company
Industry Issues, PO Box 482, Milwaukee, WI 53201-0482
- THE MILLER FILES CD-ROM: Providing information about Millers responsible drinking and alcohol education efforts is now as easy as handing someone a business card. The
easy-to-use CD-ROM titled The MIller Files, explains Millers programs, including those designed to prevent drunk driving and underage drinking and involve partnerships with parents, special event planners, government and enforcement officials, higher education specialists, and outdoor sports enthusiasts. The small CD-ROM card is a large enhancement to Millers ongoing prevention efforts - using innovation to promote socially responsible marketing.
- THINK WHEN YOU DRINK WEBSITE is dedicated to Millers Think When You Drink program and contains hot links to related alcohol awareness sites. Its objective is to build awareness of available responsibility programs and alcohol research and information on responsible drinking programs and industry trends as a resource for consumers, distributors and retailers. www.thinkwhenyoudrink.com.
- GOOD TIMES: A GUIDE TO RESPONSIBLE EVENT PLANNING: This publication provides a guide and checklist for event planners and party hosts to ensure a safe and enjoyable gathering. The plan incorporates, among other things, server training, checking identification cards, and the use of wristbanding for minors and designated drivers.
- DISTRIBUTOR GUIDE TO DESIGNATED DRIVER/SAFE RIDE HOME PROGRAMS: This guide helps our distributors, retailers, venues and event planners to organize and put designated driver and safe ride home programs in place in pubs, stadiums and sports arenas across the country.
- HERES LOOKING AT YOURS, KID. BUYING BEER IS NO MINOR THING: This publication is a collection of drivers licenses from all 50 states, Mexico, the European Economic Community (EEC), Puerto Rico and the Canadian provinces. Distributors, retailers, law enforcement officers and event planners use this driver license and minors identification booklet as a guide to check for false ID cards.
- LETS TALK: This booklet is a discussion guide for parents and consumers that emphasizes the importance of responsible drinking and outlines the facts of alcoholism. Lets Talk sends a clear message that drinking beer, and drinking responsibly, is an adult activity. The key is for parents and educators to work together to teach responsibility and judgment to minors.
- PREVENT UNDERAGE DRINKING. NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO TALK: This pamphlet lists programs which Miller, our distributors, and the brewing industry partners with to prevent illegal drinking by minors. By extending ourselves into communities, we help comunicate the important message of responsible behavior to todays youth.
|NCAAW is traditionally held the third full week of October. For next year, mark your calendars for
October 20-26, 2002
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|Too often, we spend time re-creating the wheel in developing our programs. If anything has been developed in the years since NCAAW was started, it is that there are now a wide variety of educational materials and promotional efforts to support campus campaigns. For example, The BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Education Network has a very comprehensive set of educational pamphlets, posters, booklet and videos all targeted specifically for the collegiate audience. And, this is just the beginning.