Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

Honoring Prevention’s African American Heroes

During Black History month it is appropriate to recognize outstanding colleagues in the field of prevention. Of the many African-American prevention professionals, this short piece will single out four individuals with whom the author has had the pleasure and privilege to work over an extended period, ...

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Children of Alcoholics

February is Children of Alcoholics (COA) Awareness Month; therefore, this article will explore the challenges associated with these affected children and ways to assist them and their families. While COAs include young people and adults of alcoholics, this article specifically focuses on the young people who are COAs. ...

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The Effects of Other Substances on the Fetus

January is Fetal Impact of Substance Abuse Awareness Month.  The first article focused on alcohol use during pregnancy and the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) which can result from it. ...

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

January is Fetal Impact of Substance Abuse Awareness Month. Two articles will address the effects of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs on fetal development. ...

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December is Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

December is Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. *   Alcohol and other drugs can make driving a dangerous situation for everyone who crosses the path of the intoxicated driver. ...

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