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Substance Abuse Prevention and Education

Carolina Community Coalition

United to nurture a safe environment on our campus, our members promote healthy behaviors among faculty, staff, students and community organizations.

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Members of the coalition work to help reduce high-risk substance use on campus and make recommendations for policy change.

  

Coalition Meetings

The coalition meets the first Thursday of the month from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. in Russell House Room 303.

We educate our community through education, presentations and discussion, and perform assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of substance abuse prevention strategies.

 

September 5: ACTA Report

October 3: Good Samaritan Policy, ScreenU, NCHA Data

November 5: Law Enforcement Perspectives

December 5: Gameday Review

February 6

March 5

April 2

May 7

Workgroups and Committees

In 2016, the coalition revised its structure to form workgroups in place of larger subcommittees.

We welcome new ideas and input. If you are interested in working on a specific topic or issue, please email Aimee Hourigan, SAPE Director, at sape@sc.edu or call 803-777-3933.

Meetings

The steering committee meets on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m.

Fall 2019 Dates

  • August 27
  • September 24
  • October 22
  • November 19

Members

Steven Burritt
Rebecca Caldwell
Shauna Cooper
David Dannels
Anna Edwards
Keith Ellis
Eric Grabski
Maureen Grewe
Jarod Holt
Janie Kerzan
Aimee Hourigan
Shannon Nix
Marguerite O’Brien

Goal: Gather feedback and information about the student experience related to designated topics. Fall 2019 focus is vaping.

Leader: Brian Graves, sape@sc.edu 

Goal: Develop a handout and short presentation for external groups focused on what UofSC is doing to address college substance use and misuse. 

Leader: Aimee Hourigan, ahouriga@mailbox.sc.edu

Goal: To create the 2018 Biennial Review in compliance with the Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Regulations [EDGAR Part 86].

Leader: Rebecca Caldwell, rcaldwel@mailbox.sc.edu 

Goal: Catalog messages to students related to substance use from Orientation to Graduation.

Leader: TBD

 

Substance Abuse Prevention and Education


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