ERIC Number: ED442338
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention.
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, Newton, MA.
This brochure describes the mission, approach, and services of the Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention. The Center is the nation's primary resource center for assisting higher education institutions in the development, implementation, and evaluation of alcohol and drug violence prevention policies and programs that foster students' academic and social development and promote campus and community safety. The booklet defines the Center's approach, noting such key strategies as promoting alcohol-free social and recreational opportunities, limiting alcohol availability, enforcing campus policy and state and local laws on drinking, and restricting marketing and promotion of alcoholic beverages. The need for both campus-based and statewide and regional initiatives is noted. The brochure also lists services available from the Center, including a two-day interactive professional development workshop; technical assistance that includes information, consultation, and referral services; publications; the Center Web site; and its news list.(CH)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Health Education, Higher Education, Institutional Environment, Institutional Role
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, Health and Human Development Programs, Education Development Center, Inc., 55 Chapel Street, Newton, MA 02458-1060. Tel: 800-676-1730 (Toll Free); Fax: 617-928-1537; e-mail: HigherEdCtr@edc.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, Newton, MA.