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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

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 is designed to help prevent and minimize stress-related issues including headaches, high blood pressure...

Coalition discusses diversity problems at Chico State

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

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 started with the coalition's president Malcolm J. McLemore introducing the topic of the day and how they came to c...

CADEC hosts forums to help students with substance abuse

Trisha Seastrom. Photo courtesy of Chico State

Madison Holmes

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 abuse is not uncommon," Seastrom said. "These programs can help students with their abuse and t...

Stages of staying safe downtown

Steps to being safe downtown. Photo credit: Michaela Sundholm

Michaela Sundholm

September 8, 2014

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Course drops alcohol-related charges

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

Madison Holmes

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 community service to get their charges dropped, said Tami Ritter, a Chico City Council member.Members of the Chico...

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

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 Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center aimed to decrease these numbers through Prescription Drug Awareness Week, April 22-24. 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

Dominique Diaz

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 Center is offering Mental Health First Aid certification training March 7 and 8. The training teaches common warning signs and...

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

Madison Holmes

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 students die from alcohol poisoning and overdose, according to the Campus Alcohol and Drug Education Center. CADEC decided to implement this...

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