ERIC Number: ED337115
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Abuse Prevention Policy on Alcohol and Other Drugs.
Mississippi Univ., University.
This document presents the University of Mississippi's campus drug and alcohol prevention policy. A four page folder details policy and regulations including: Mississippi law regarding alcohol and other drugs (e.g., penalties for trafficking and possession), university disciplinary sanctions, health risks of drug abuse, and counseling and educational resources available on campus. An appendix contains a table which details information on 28 drugs providing names, medical uses, dependence ratings, tolerance, methods of administration, effects, effects of overdoses, and withdrawal syndromes. Enclosed in the main document are several other cards and information sheets. A card on alcohol abuse with questions and facts is designed to help identify those at risk for alcohol abuse. An information card on the Bessie S. Speed Wellness Center for alcohol and drug education lists the center's services and philosophy. A syllabus describes a leadership development seminar designed to train peer counselors. A description of a "Positive Growth Group" details a group counseling program for students aimed at decreasing the risk for drug and alcohol abuse. Also included is a copy of the "Wellness Survey--Summer 1990" which was used to poll the students body on attitudes to drug use and other variables. (JB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Support Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Univ., University.
Identifiers: Network for Drug Free Colleges; University of Mississippi
Note: This report is part of a collection of programs, policies and curricula developed by members of the Network of Colleges and Universities Committed to the Elimination of Drug and Alcohol Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, in response to the 1989 Drug Free Schools and Communities Act.