The Center on Young Adult Health and Development was established at the School of Public Health on the College Park campus of the University of Maryland in 2009. The goal of the CYAHD is:
CASAColumbia is a science-based organisation focused on developing effective solutions to address the disease of addiction and reduce the risks associated with substance use. CASAColumbia strives to provide health care providers, policymakers and individuals with the tools they need to succeed and to remove the stigma of addiction, replacing shame and despair with hope.
The Substance Abuse Prevention programmes at the University of Puget Sound aim to educate and encourage young people to make healthy decisions and stay away from illicit substances. These programmes include education, prevention, outreach, and intervention for staff, students and parents.
The goal of DPMP is to create valuable new drug policy insights, ideas and interventions that will allow Australia to respond successfully to illicit drug use. The DPMP website is designed for both policy makers and researchers. It serves to provide information on illicit drug policies and tools for policy makers but also on the current and completed work of the DPMP research team. The DPMP website contains information about illicit drug policies including:
A better world starts with better people: people who have the ability and are willing to put forth the effort to make a meaningful contribution to their communities and the life of others. ENACTUS is a unique network of people with this call. ENACTUS is a partnership between business and higher education, that is, preparing the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders to create a better world for everyone.
Our network consists of business executives, university students and academic leaders.
'Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Programs at the Montana State University, include promotion of an online alcohol self-screening tool and training of student health clinic staff to screen students for substance use and make appropriate referrals. Other activities include substance use information dissemination through both traditional (pamphlets/brochures/posters) and non-traditional means (internet) and participation in campus/community coalition to review alcohol policy issues'.
The Gordie Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at the University of Virginia creates and disseminates evidence-based educational programmes and materials that aim to reduce the negative consequences of binge drinking and illegal drug use amongst students. The Center strives to promote healthy campus environment free from alcohol and drugs.
Funded in 2012 by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council, our Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Mental Health and Substance Use aims to build much needed research capacity in this area. This CRE represents a world first, bringing together the largest concentration of nationally and internationally recognised comorbidity researchers.
The primary approach of the Substance Abuse Prevention Program for Students at the University of La Verne is preventing student substance abuse by educating them about drug- and alcohol-related psychological hazards and increasing student sensitivity to the ways in which substance abuse interferes with their personal development and the growth of a community.
'HUDEPP is the arm of the University Counseling Service that is designed for people whose primary challenges lie in the areas of alcohol, tobacco, or other drug use. The goals of the program fall in three main areas: Education, Prevention, (Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) Screening), and Research'.
Preventiimi is a knowledge center for youth substance abuse prevention. We work with professionals who work with young people and provide them education, nationwide network, material, seminar and peer support. Preventiimis main goal is to make sure, that professionals have the knowledge they need to provide prevention of good quality. Preventiimi is a part of Humak university of applied sciences and funded by the ministry of culture and education in Finland.
The National Drug Research Institute (NDRI), originally known as the National Centre for Research into Prevention of Drug Abuse, was established in 1986 as one of two Centres of Excellence in drug research by the National Campaign Against Drug Abuse (now known as the National Drug Strategy). NDRI's mission is to conduct and disseminate high quality research that contributes to the primary prevention of harmful drug use and the reduction of drug related harm.
The James Madison University Health Center supports peer education by providing substance abuse prevention programmes designed to increase knowledge and awareness of alcohol and other drug issues, and decrease the negative consequences associated with high-risk drinking and illegal drug use. The Center aims to provide consultation to ensure that substance abuse prevention programmes are science-based, comprehensive and coordinated across the University.
The mission of the Office of Substance Abuse Prevention and Student Support is to serve as a leader in the prevention and reduction of alcohol and other drug abuse, and accordingly, partner with stakeholders across the University to cultivate an environment that fosters the intellectual, moral and religious development of Fordham students.
The Substance Abuse Prevention Team (SAPT) at the University of Oregon is comprised of campus and community leaders who are committed to addressing alcohol and other drug issues on the University of Oregon campus. Amongst many other activities, the SAPT Team provides prevention programmes and information related to substance abuse prevention and education. It also monitors and reviews University's alcohol and drug efforts.
The Center for Health Promotion Research strives to disseminate evidence-based health promotion programmes to schools. The Center also helps recapture the healthy mission of sport through effective substance abuse prevention and health promotion education.
The Substance Abuse Prevention Team (SAPT) at the University of Portland seeks to promote the development and wellness of students, by means of educating the community on healthy decisions, coordinating campus substance abuse prevention efforts and advising the University administration on substance abuse prevention matters.
Department of Psychiatry, First Faculty of Medicine at the Charles University in Prague conducts research in several directions, some of which include: addictive disorders, problem of affective disorders: biochemical hypothesis of affective disorders, drug therapy, dementia (particularly Alzheimer's dementia), the issue of eating disorders and neuropsychiatric research of traumatic stress.
STAR peer educators are students who aim to provide accurate information about the effects of alcohol and other drugs and to give helpful tips on how to avoid harmful outcomes when using such substances. Their role is to provide information and resources around the following issues: Alcohol Poisoning, Drinking & Driving and Helping someone with addiction. STAR is a sub group that exists within REACH (Real Education About College Health) Peer Education at Endicott College.
Laboratório de Psicofarmacologia at the Sao Paulo University studies the problem of centrally acting drugs which is used in therapy or prevention of drug abuse.
The mission of the Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force is to prevent and reduce alcohol and other drug misuse and abuse among the Siena Heights University community by providing education and awareness on substance abuse issues.
National Addiction Centre (NAC), also known as The Addictions Department, is a European addictions research group. The emphasis of the Centre's research is on ‘what works’ in the prevention and treatment of substance misuse.
Regis University's prevention efforts are focused on providing primary prevention (community-wide efforts to prevent substance abuse from every taking place) and secondary prevention (focusing on high-risk students who may already be developing detectable evidence of problems).
The mission of UCM Office of Violence and Substance Abuse Prevention is to work closely with campus and community partners to create, implement, and evaluate best practice initiatives to address gender violence and high risk alcohol use, and to increase the capacity of the local community to address those issues.
The Substance Abuse Prevention Office at Rider University is committed to providing initial screening, prevention education, support, and referral recommendations for full time students, part time students living on campus, and other students at the discretion of the Student Affairs Office or Rider University representatives.