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University police, CADEC host prescription drug take-back

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

Campus resource holds knowledge about alcohol all students need to hear

ROAR (Reach Out and Respond) is seeking to educate Chico State Students about safety with alcohol Photo credit: Allisun Coote
March 10, 2016

After waking up in the hospital for alcohol poisoning, McKenna Peterson decided to help students understand how to safely deal with alcohol. Peterson leads Wildcat ROAR (Reach Out and Respond), which hosts...

CADEC hosts relationship and alcohol awareness events

Photo courtesy of CADEC
February 7, 2015

Chico State's Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center prepares for two awareness events leading into Valentine's Day weekend, focusing on relationships and alcohol education. The first one is the...

Coalition discusses diversity problems at Chico State

Professionals of Color Coalition president, Malcolm J. McLemore leads the group in discussion. Photo credit: Brittany Mcclintock
February 1, 2015

Chico State’s Professionals of Color Coalition held a forum Wednesday, Jan. 28 to discuss the racism in America and what Chico Sate can do to make the campus more diverse and supportive. The forum...

Mental health first-aid training returns to campus

CADEC program director Trisha Seastrom looks over training materials with Sofia Rodriguez, a Chico State student and peer educator.Photo credit: Matthew Vacca
March 3, 2014

Bleeding or choking usually comes to mind when people think about first aid, but for some students, first aid involves learning how to talk someone out of suicide. The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education...

Program educates to prevent alcohol-related deaths

Evan Thibeau demonstrates how to properly lay an intoxicated person so that they won't choke on their vomit.Photo credit: Annie Paige
February 12, 2014

In response to alcohol-related deaths, the Red Watch Band program at Chico State aims to give students the knowledge and ability to prevent deaths from alcohol overdose. Each year 1,825 college...

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