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January 14 & 15 – Screening and Brief Intervention with College Students: Best Practices and Future Directions When Day 1 (January 14, 9 am – 5 pm): Comprehensive training on screening and how to implement brief intervention using the STEPS program. Day 2 (January 15, 9 am – 3 pm): This is an optional day geared toward extended practice in motivational interviewing. We will also address other drug use as a related problem to...

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On October 15th, the Maryland Collaborative is hosting a free training on law enforcement to reduce false ID use by college students. We hope you can join us. To register for the training, please contact Alex Ullman at aullman@jhu.edu by October 7. This training is open to campus law enforcement and state and local law enforcement personnel who work in and around Maryland college...

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Town-gown partnership best way to confront alcohol abuse at TU [Editorial] Baltimore Sun, September 17, 2014 Educating students on the dangers of excessive drinking WYPR Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast, September 17, 2014 Colleges brainstorm ways to cut back on binge drinking NPR, September 16, 2014 Hopkins targets student drinking The Johns Hopkins News-Letter, September 11, 2014 Towson University works to curb longstanding issues...

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A new study published in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs found that parental provision (e.g. parental offers, parental allowance/supervision, parental presence while drinking and parental supply) was generally associated with increased adolescent alcohol use, and in some instances, increased heavy episodic drinking as well as higher rates of alcohol-related problems....

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We did it! We joined our forces and our voices to ask the Maryland General Assembly to ban the sale of grain alcohol in Maryland, and they listened. Now it’s time to celebrate! The Maryland Collaborative invites you to celebrate our very first legislative victory at a party hosted by our public health allies Glenn and Janice Schneider. We hope you can join us for a chance to savor our success, and share food and fellowship. We...

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Philip J. Hanlon, president of Dartmouth College, delivered a speech Wednesday night in which he said that the elite Ivy League school’s promise “is being hijacked by extreme behavior, masked by its perpetrators as acceptable fun.” He continued: “The list of offenses is familiar. From sexual assaults on campus … to a culture where dangerous drinking has become the rule and not the exception … to a general disregard for...

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