National leaders in higher education, policymaking and substance use prevention and treatment will convene to discuss the latest trends, challenges and innovations in preventing and addressing substance use on America’s college campuses. Hosted by the Mary Christie Foundation, the Hazelden Betty Ford Institute for Recovery Advocacy and the University of Maryland School of Public Health, the event will be moderated by New York Times best-selling author William Moyers and feature a panel of university presidents, several notable speakers and new results regarding marijuana, other substance use and the adverse impact on academic engagement and student health and safety. Attendees will include a variety of university officials who will leave with new information, best practices and innovative solutions to help them prevent and address substance use problems on their own campuses.
Read the “College Substance Use- New Approaches to A Perennial Problem” paper, which provides key takeaways from a forum featuring five college presidents and national substance use experts on how to curb binge drinking and other substance use problems on college campuses.
View highlights from the Presidents' Panel here.
View Dr. Jason Kilmer's presentation on marijuana and effective strategies for addressing all substance use on our campuses here.
View a brief video on students' perceptions here.
View the entire event here.
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