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Alcohol and Drug Awareness Course Collection for Higher Education

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About This Course Collection

Misuse of alcohol and drugs can have a wide range of serious consequences, including academic failure, injury, and death. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently stated that almost 70% of drug overdose deaths involved opioids. This course collection emphasizes a harm-reduction approach that teaches students ways to use alcohol responsibly and informs them of the misconceptions and dangers associated with the illicit use of opioids.

  • Implemented by 191 institutions
  • Completed by 41,400 learners
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Alcohol: Know Your Limit

First-year college students are vulnerable to binge drinking, especially during the first six weeks on campus. The key to addressing this problem is getting new students to recognize that there’s a better way.

Audience

Students

Course Length

30 minutes

Languages

English

This course will help learners understand:

  • The importance of moderating alcohol intake
  • The dangers of binge drinking and alcohol poisoning
  • Self-assessment of alcohol consumption and peer comparison
  • How to intervene if friends have had too much to drink
  • Additional possible adverse outcomes of alcohol use, such as money spent on drinks and caloric intake

Opioids: What You Need to Know

The risk of dying from opioid misuse has increased dramatically in recent years. This course was designed to keep your institution safe by informing students of the misconceptions and dangers associated with the illicit use of opioids.

Audience

Students

Course Length

20 minutes

Languages

English

Opioids: What You Need to Know

This course will help learners understand:

  • The scope of the opioid problem and how it might affect you
  • Risks of accidental overdose (OD) and addiction
  • Common opioid misconceptions
  • How to help yourself or others

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