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Course aims to reduce impact of stress-related issues

Course aims to reduce impact of stress-related issues

Dominique Diaz

February 22, 2016


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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

Coalition discusses diversity problems at Chico State

Brittany Mcclintock

February 1, 2015


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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

CADEC hosts forums to help students with substance abuse

Madison Holmes

December 17, 2014


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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...

Course drops alcohol-related charges

Course drops alcohol-related charges

Madison Holmes

August 31, 2014


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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

Students stand against prescription drug abuse

Dominique Diaz

April 27, 2014


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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

Mental health first-aid training returns to campus

Dominique Diaz

March 3, 2014


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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

Program educates to prevent alcohol-related deaths

Madison Holmes

February 12, 2014


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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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