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Chico State learns the dangerous truth behind drunk driving

Kimberly Morales // February 20, 2020

The UNITE ‘Arrive Alive’ tour set up outside of Tehama Hall to present a distracted driving simulation to students at Chico State on Feb. 11.  The simulation included several modes that would...

Shelley Keener, Analyst and Specialist for UPD tapes up the last box of collected prescriptions on Thursday afternoon. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

University police, CADEC host prescription drug take-back

Kimberly Morales // October 24, 2019

While alcohol and marijuana reign as the most popular drugs for students on campus, one substance easily -- and often legally -- found on campus are prescription drugs.According to Chico State’s...

CADEC volunteer, third year Giianna Lagorio leads students through interactive activity, Fact or Opinion which requires students to move across the room to express what they though of each statement about marijuana presented. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Talking about cannabis, on campus

Kimberly Morales // October 11, 2019

Is it cannabis? Marijuana? Hemp? Is it bad for you? Good? It depends on who you ask and where you're looking.On Tuesday, the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center (CADEC) connected with a classroom...

Statistics regarding substance abuse among college students Photo credit: Alejandra Fraga

Students seeking recovery program brought to campus

Alejandra Fraga // March 25, 2017

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center will be bringing on a weekly student support group. "This is an open, confidential, facilitated group for any student seeking a safe, non-judgmental forum in...

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education center will be offering free mental health training. Photo courtesy of the CADEC Facebook page.

Mental Health First-Aid at Chico State

Jacqueline Morales // March 17, 2017

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center offers Mental Health First-Aid Certification at Chico State.The training will be April 4th and 12th, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., in Colusa Hall 100B. Both dates...

CADEC used chairs to symbolize deaths from prescription drug overdose. Photo Credit: Floritzel Salvador

Students raise awareness of prescription drug abuse

Christine Zuniga // April 23, 2016

As part of the third annual Prescription Drug Awareness Week, presented by the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center (CADEC), Chico State is full of signage with shocking statistics about the harm that...

ROAR (Reach Out and Respond) is seeking to educate Chico State Students about safety with alcohol Photo credit: Allisun Coote

Campus resource holds knowledge about alcohol all students need to hear

Michelle Zhu // March 10, 2016
Students drinking alcohol can learn warning signs of overdose and how to call 911

Drinking safety checklist

Sabrina Grislis // October 5, 2015
If and when you decide to consume alcohol, be sure to keep these 10 safety tips in mind.
Trisha Seastrom, left, facilitates a panel focused on personal stories of prescription drug abuse. Photo credit: Kristina Martinez

CADEC educates about perils of prescription drug abuse

Kristina Martinez // April 24, 2015
The campus alcohol and drug education center hosted a weeklong event to raise awareness about the critical pubic health problem.
Photo courtesy of CADEC

CADEC hosts relationship and alcohol awareness events

Brittany Mcclintock // February 7, 2015
The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center will be hosting alcohol and relationship education events during the week of Feb. 8.
CADEC interns, Aaron Thao and Jazmine De La Cruz, support the Giving Tree project. Photo credit: Amanda Rhine

Chico State program has giving spirit

Amanda Rhine // December 18, 2014
The Giving Tree project strives to collect presents for needy children during the holiday season.
Trisha Seastrom. Photo courtesy of Chico State

CADEC hosts forums to help students with substance abuse

Madison Holmes // December 17, 2014
The forums are facilitated by Trisha Seastrom, the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center's program director, and two student peer educators who are in recovery.
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