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ERIC Number: ED348899
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 56
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Project Daylight.
Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff.
This document describes a Northern Arizona University (NAU) program, Project Daylight, which is a comprehensive intervention and prevention program for alcohol and substance abuse problems on campus. The project involves the entire University community and is designed to be a total, comprehensive strategy. It involves faculty education, staff and student leadership training, counseling and intervention services, support groups, and wellness education. The design of the wellness education component is organized around the traditional medicine wheel symbol with eight wellness program areas for the general student population. The use of that symbol and other aspects of the program takes direction from the Native American culture as the student population includes many American Indians. Included in the description are a report listing statutes authorizing the project, plan of operation, needs assessment, key personnel, resources, evaluation, and the uniqueness of the program. Included as an appendix are copies of student surveys for 1989-1992, and three brochures for Project Daylight describing recreation activities at the NAU campus, services available through Project Daylight, and student comments on how they meet friends, socialize, and deal with peer pressure to drink and use illegal drugs. (JB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff.
Identifiers: Network for Drug Free Colleges; Northern Arizona University; Project Daylight AZ
Note: This report is part of a collection of programs, policies and curriculum developed by members of the Network of Colleges and Universities Committed to the Elimination of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, a coalition of institutions initiated by the Department of Education, Office of Education Research and Improvement in response to the 1989 Drug Free Schools and Communities Act. For related documents, see ED 332 572-593, ED 337 115-125 and ED 343 536.