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Course aims to reduce impact of stress-related issues

Ann, Brina, Trisha and Taylor are all smiles as they await the first day of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course. Photo credit: Dominique Diaz
February 22, 2016

For the seventh consecutive year, the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center will be offering a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course that will take place over an eight-week period. The class...

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...

CADEC hosts forums to help students with substance abuse

Trisha Seastrom. Photo courtesy of Chico State
December 17, 2014

The Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center has started hosting a recovery peer talk for students to explore topics related to substance abuse recovery, said Trisha Seastrom, the program director. "Substance...

Stages of staying safe downtown

Steps to being safe downtown. Photo credit: Michaela Sundholm
September 8, 2014

Michaela Sundholm can be reached at [email protected] or @Michaela_Sun on Twitter.

Course drops alcohol-related charges

Trisha Seastrom, program manager for the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center. Courtesy of Chico State.
August 31, 2014

Individuals charged with lower level alcohol-related incidents may be discharged from their offenses through a new program.The program will give these individuals the option to take courses and complete...

Students stand against prescription drug abuse

Caroline Galbraith, a sophomore psychology major, is a peer educator and social media intern at the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center. Photo credit: Dominique Diaz
April 27, 2014

Every day in the United States, 105 people die from a drug overdose, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each year,20,000 people die from prescription drug overdoses. The...

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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