Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

School Based Student Drug Testing Programs

School based student drug testing has been in effect for almost three decades. While some research has shown positive effects of randomized drug testing, there are also multiple studies that have shown no effect of the practice. ...

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Alcohol Advertising

Alcohol advertising is found in online, physical, and print mediums. Despite advertising being regulated at the federal level, there are additional steps local and state governments can take to strengthen ...

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Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Media Campaign Support

Prescription drug misuse and abuse is a growing problem in the United States, but currently lacks a re-occurring awareness month dedicated specifically to the awareness of this issue. ...

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Marijuana Awareness: Early Findings from Colorado's Experience

The following are excerpts from Colorado with regards to the impact of Colorado’s marijuana policy on public health and on youth.   This data can be useful  for Indiana communities in their marijuana awareness media campaign efforts...

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Needle Exchange Programs

The use of the same needle by multiple users has the potential to transmit blood-borne pathogens, which is a public health concern. The goal of Needle Exchange Programs (NEPs) is ...

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School Based Student Drug Testing Programs Jul-26-2016
Alcohol Advertising Jul-05-2016
Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Media Campaign Support Jul-05-2016
Marijuana Awareness: Early Findings from Colorado's Experience Jun-15-2016
Needle Exchange Programs May-25-2016
Alcohol Awareness Month (April) Media Campaign Support Apr-01-2016
Social Host Policy Brief Apr-01-2016
Alcohol in Another Form: Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer, a Public Health Risk from a Useful Product Mar-15-2016
Up-Coming Federal Prevention and Treatment Funding, The Good News and the Bad: White House Budget and the Fate of CARA Mar-10-2016
Substance Use and the Brain Mar-09-2016