Things Health Education, Health Center & Counseling
Centers Can Do...
- Host a meeting
of student organizations and peer educators to get input for each group's
participation in the week.
- Create fact sheets
or offer to provide information for student groups, newspapers, and
radio PSA's for campus events.
- Add alcohol and
other drug questions to your health center's medical history questionnaires
if they do not already appear.
- Curriculum Infusion
Contact Journalism and English classes to write articles about the impact
of alcohol on their lives. Work with the student newspaper to feature
some of these articles in the paper during that week. Ask marketing
and advertising classes to develop campaigns for healthy choices to
be featured in the newspaper. Be creative and get as many departments
on campus to participate as possible.
- Work with community
outreach or service learning on your campus to give students an opportunity
to work in area halfway houses for recovering addicts.
- Invite recovering
alumni back to campus as speakers for groups in which they were involved
such as athletic teams, fraternities and sororities, student government,
- Set up a health
fair to coincide with the week. Offer local and campus resources that
focus on healthy lifestyles.
- Provide an in service
for faculty and staff on how to address students suspected of having
alcohol and other drug problems.