Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

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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Alcohol Awareness Month (April) Media Campaign Support

April 2016 is the 30th Annual Alcohol Awareness Month, and a perfect time for your community coalition to spread the word about the treatment and prevention of alcoholism, ...

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Social Host Policy Brief

Alcohol remains the most abused drug by American adolescents despite all 50 states restricting alcohol possession to those under the age of 21. ...

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Alcohol in Another Form: Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer, a Public Health Risk from a Useful Product

In the midst of the cold and flu season come reminders to wash hands frequently or to use hand-sanitizers to help prevent disease transmission.  Hand sanitizers are products which help to reduce the spread of illness ...

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Up-Coming Federal Prevention and Treatment Funding, The Good News and the Bad: White House Budget and the Fate of CARA

The government has been sending mixed messages lately regarding anticipated spending for substance abuse prevention and treatment. This report describes recent events. ...

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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
Remembering African American Heroes during Black History Month, 2016 Feb-29-2016
Children of Alcoholic Parents Feb-01-2016
Focus on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders (FASDs) Jan-21-2016
National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week (Jan. 25-28) Implementation Guide Jan-07-2016