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NCAA Resources | Alcohol | Drugs | General Health | Gambling | Mental Health | Nutritional Health
Sexual Health | Tobacco | Violence and Sexual Assault | Miscellaneous

NCAA RESOURCES

NCAA Student Athlete Personal Welfare – resources including Health & Nutrition, Programs, and related information.

ALCOHOL

Alcoholics Anonymous – info on A.A.: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org

The BACCHUS Network – A college and community peer education network with a focus on alcohol abuse prevention and other related student health and safety issues: www.bacchusgamma.org

CampusBlues – info on drug and alcohol use and related issues: www.campusblues.com

Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University – website contains Alcohol Studies Database of citations to 75,000 research documents, Alcohol History Database of materials on American Temperance and Prohibition, Alcohol Studies Research Guide with links to websites, databases, and print publications, and online fact sheets for selected audiences and topics:
http://alcoholstudies.rutgers.edu

Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR), University of Maryland – website contains in-depth profiles of popularly abused drugs, brief statistical summaries on alcohol/drug topics, and links to online resources for research, policy, treatment, prevention, and criminal justice:
http://www.cesar.umd.edu

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – College health and safety – info on substance use: alcohol, drugs, and tobacco: http://www.cdc.gov/family/college/#drugs

Century Council – resources for students regarding responsible decision making regarding beverage alcohol: http://www.centurycouncil.org/main/students.html

Cheers to the designated driver – Missouri State University website with info on designated driver programs: http://www.missouristate.edu/cheers/

College Alcohol Study – Harvard School of Public Health: www.hsph.harvard.edu/cas

College Drinking – Changing the Culture: resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students: www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov

Facts about alcohol poisoning: http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/OtherAlcoholInformation/factsAboutAlcoholPoisoning.aspx

“What Peer Educators and Resident Advisors (RAs) Need to Know About College Drinking”: http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/NIAAACollegeMaterials/peerBrochure.aspx

Core Institute – a leading research, assessment and development organization serving alcohol and drug prevention programs:  www.siu.edu/~coreinst

DrugFreeInfo.org – A Service of the Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center: www.drugfreeinfo.org

Alcohol Information: www.drugfreeinfo.org/talcohol.html

Binge Drinking: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tbinge.html

Impaired Driving: www.drugfreeinfo.org/towi.html

Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&A Internet Service – info on alcohol and other drugs: www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/Cat2.html

HadEnough.org—Binge Drinking Blows, United Methodist Church – website contains information and statistics on binge drinking and other campus-related alcohol problems, campus alcohol policy guidelines, tools for reducing alcohol problems on campus, and links to related sites on campus alcohol issues: http://hadenough.org

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug and Violence Prevention, U.S. Dept. of Education – website contains information about training programs and technical assistance for campus personnel, online publications on campus alcohol/drug issues, resources for evaluation of campus substance abuse programs, links to special information and resources for parents and students, grant opportunities for campus programming, and information for the media on campus alcohol issues: www.higheredcenter.org

Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC), University of Indiana – website contains fact sheets on alcohol and other drugs of abuse and Hispanic/Latino portal for resources in Spanish and Portuguese: http://www.drugs.indiana.edu/

Inter-Association Task Force on Alcohol and Other Substance Issues: www.iatf.org

Join Together – Advancing effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention, and treatment: www.jointogether.org

Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free- info for young people on alcohol use: http://www.alcoholfreechildren.org/en/audiences/youth.cfm

Marin Institute for the Prevention of Alcohol and Other Drug Problems – website contains "Action pack" materials for campus and community organizing to prevent alcohol problems and information about youth, drinking, and alcohol advertising: http://www.marininstitute.org/  

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) – activism, victim services and education: www.madd.org

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) – website provides links to databases for alcohol research information, statistical tables on alcohol consumption and related problems, Alcohol Alert summaries of various alcohol topics, and an online version of Alcohol Research and Health journal: www.niaaa.nih.gov

Prevline, SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) – website provides: fact sheets on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use; links to databases on alcohol/ drug use and health topics; links to major federal research studies, data sets, and statistical sources; catalog of online and print publication; ability to search for information by drug, audience, or topic; multimedia section with links to webcasts, electronic books, powerpoint presentations, and chat groups; and online news stories on substance abuse issues: http://ncadi.samhsa.gov

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: www.samhsa.gov

University of Wisconsin, Madison eCHUG Assessment – The e-CHUG is a short, on-line survey that provides you with an accurate, detailed assessment of your alcohol use: https://interwork.sdsu.edu/echug2/?id=UW-Madison&hfs=true

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DRUGS

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – College health and safety – info on substance use: alcohol, drugs, and tobacco: http://www.cdc.gov/family/college/#drugs

ClubDrugs.gov – a service of the National Institute on Drug Abuse: info and resources on club drugs: www.clubdrugs.gov

DrugFreeInfo.org – A Service of the Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center: www.drugfreeinfo.org

Drugs, general: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tdrug.html

Club drugs: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tclub.html

Cocaine: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tcoke.html

Heroine and other opiates: www.drugfreeinfo.org/theroin.html

Inhalants: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tinhal.html

Marijuana: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tmari.html

Methamphetamine: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tmeth.html

Prescription Drugs: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tpresc.html

Steroids: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tsteroid.html

Facts on Tap: Drugs and Your College Experience - Comprehensive site with information for college students on drugs and student life: www.factsontap.org/factsontap/drugs/index.htm

CampusBlues – info on drug and alcohol use and related issues: www.campusblues.com

The National Center For Drug Free Sport, INC. - Drug Free Sport’s experts have established services to help athletic organizations create a drug free environment: http://www.drugfreesport.com/index.asp

Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&A Internet Service – info on alcohol and other drugs: www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/Cat2.html

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention: www.higheredcenter.org

Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC), University of Indiana – website contains fact sheets on alcohol and other drugs of abuse, Online Dictionary of Street Drug Slang, and Hispanic/Latino portal for resources in Spanish and Portuguese:
http://www.drugs.indiana.edu/

Inter-Association Task Force on Alcohol and Other Substance Issues - www.iatf.org

Partnership for a Drugfree America – Drug abuse and substance abuse information: www.drugfree.org

Prevline, SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) – website provides: fact sheets on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use; links to databases on alcohol/ drug use and health topics; links to major federal research studies, data sets, and statistical sources; catalog of online and print publication; ability to search for information by drug, audience, or topic; multimedia section with links to webcasts, electronic books, powerpoint presentations, and chat groups; and online news stories on substance abuse issues: http://ncadi.samhsa.gov

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: www.samhsa.gov

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GENERAL HEALTH

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – College health and safety – info on vaccinations: http://www.cdc.gov/family/college/#vaccinations

DrugFreeInfo.org – A Service of the Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center: www.drugfreeinfo.org

Health and health promotion resources: www.drugfreeinfo.org/thealth.html

HIV/AIDS: www.drugfreeinfo.org/taids.html

Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&A Internet Service – info on general health, involving “body tune-up tidbits: from aches and ailments to sleep and vitality”: www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/Cat5.html

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GAMBLING

CampusBlues – info for college students on “out of control gambling”: www.campusblues.com

Talk It Out – An anonymous online service for young gamblers: www.gamtalk4teens.org/talk_it_out.php

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MENTAL HEALTH

CampusBlues mental health – info on anxiety, loss and grief, trouble paying attention, anger, depression, and stress: www.campusblues.com

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – College health and safety – info on mental health: stress, anxiety, and depression: http://www.cdc.gov/family/college/#mental

Depression – Read about depression and its treatments and take an online screening test: http://www.depression-screening.org/

DrugFreeInfo.org – A Service of the Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center: www.drugfreeinfo.org

Mental Health and dual diagnosis resources and information: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tmental.html

Suicide: www.drugfreeinfo.org/tsuicide.html

Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&A Internet Service – info on emotional health: www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/Cat4.html

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: www.samhsa.gov

Understanding Mental Illness – after the Virginia Tech Tragedy: www.samhsa.gov/mentalhealth/understanding_mentalillness.aspx

“How to Survive Unbearable Stress” - a brief online book by Steve Bums, M.D. that is intended for high school and college students: http://www.teachhealth.com/

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NUTRITIONAL HEALTH

CampusBlues healthy eating– Info on body image, eating disorders, and getting help: www.campusblues.com

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – College health and safety – info on eating disorders and diet changes: http://www.cdc.gov/family/college/#eatingdisorders

The CollegeResponse® National Eating Disorders Screening Program (NEDSP) is designed to educate and screen college students for eating disorders, and to connect at-risk students with the resources they need: http://www.mentalhealthscreening.org/college/eating.aspx

Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&A Internet Service – info on fitness and nutrition, including food choices, exercise, body image, and eating disorders: www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/Cat3.html

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) is the oldest national non-profit organization helping eating disorder victims and their families – info available on eating disorders and referral to treatment: http://anad.org/

National Eating Disorders Association is the largest not-for-profit organization in the United States working to prevent eating disorders and provide treatment referrals to those suffering from anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder and those concerned with body image and weight issues: www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/p.asp?WebPage_ID=337

ToTheNextLevel.org - sports and training nutrition information

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SEXUAL HEALTH

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – College health and safety – info on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs): http://www.cdc.gov/family/college/#STD

SmarterSex.org - The Bacchus and Gamma Peer Education Network sexual health website for college students: www.smartersex.org

Go Ask Alice! – Columbia University’s Health Q&A Internet Service – info on sexual health: www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/Cat7.html

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TOBACCO

CampusBlues – info for college students on “out of control smoking”: www.campusblues.com

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – College health and safety – info on substance use: alcohol, drugs, and tobacco: http://www.cdc.gov/family/college/#drugs

Prevline, SAMHSA's National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI) – website provides: fact sheets on alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use: http://ncadi.samhsa.gov

Tobacco Free U – A Bacchus and Gamma tobacco information website for college students: www.tobaccofreeu.org

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VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT

CampusBlues – info on “drugs, alcohol, and sexual assault” as well as “out of control sexual abuse and relationship abuse”: www.campusblues.com

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) fact sheet on sexual violence: http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/factsheets/svfacts.htm

Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug and Violence Prevention, U.S. Dept. of Education – website contains special webpage on violence prevention, sexual assault and suicide: www.higheredcenter.org

The National Center for Victims of Crime: http://www.ncvc.org/ncvc/Main.aspx

Dating violence resource center: http://www.ncvc.org/ncvc/main.aspx?dbID=DB_DatingViolenceResourceCenter101

Stalking resource center: http://www.ncvc.org/src/main.aspx

Security on Campus, Inc. – info about making college campuses safer: www.securityoncampus.org

Women’s Justice Center: Special for Rape Victims – a guide for rape victims and for all who want to help them: www.justicewomen.com/help_special_rape.html

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MISCELLANEOUS HEALTH RELATED TOPICS

DrugFreeInfo.Org – resources for college students: www.drugfreeinfo.org/acollege.html

CampusBlues – information and resources for college students: www.campusblues.com

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) – College health and safety:

http://www.cdc.gov/family/college/

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