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Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse Help Students Make Healthy Choices About Substance Abuse Substance abuse is quickly becoming an epidemic on college campuses, regardless of size or geographical location. In the US, one person dies every 19 minutes from a drug overdose. Typically, students fall into the age group (18-24) that are at a heightened risk for addiction.…
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Active Shooter

Active Shooter Preparing Your Campus for the Unthinkable About Active Shooter Incidents College and university campuses are presumed to be safe havens for students, faculty, and staff; a place to learn, to meet new people, and to be a part of new experiences. Unfortunately, as time moves forward campuses have become targeted areas for gun…
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The Campus SaVE Act

The Campus SaVE Act (SaVE) Guaranteeing Students’ Rights on Campus About The SaVE Act In 2013, the Campus SaVE Act amended the Clery Act to increase transparency requirements for higher education institutions, guarantee rights for survivors, form disciplinary standards, and require education prevention programs campus-wide. The Campus SaVE Act is a provision of the Violence Against…

Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol Abuse on Campus Encouraging Healthier Drinking Habits About Alcohol Abuse Alcohol is the most popular substance of abuse among young Americans – more popular than illicit drugs or tobacco. Four out of every five college students drink alcohol to some magnitude. There are several factors that make student drinking dangerous, but the two most prevalent…
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The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Now Known as the Campus SaVE Act About VAWA The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was enacted in 1994 to raise awareness of domestic violence and assault crimes against women. VAWA applies to all American citizens regardless of gender or sexual orientation. VAWA has been amended and modified several times…
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The Clery Act

The Clery Act Ensuring a Transparent Campus for All About The Clery Act The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Polices and Campus Crime Statistics Act, previously known as the Campus Security Act, is a landmark federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses.  Written into law…
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GHS Compliance

GHS Compliance Is Your Campus GHS Compliant? About GHS The Globally Harmonized System of the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), created by the United Nations, was designed to replace the diverse hazard classification systems around the world with one universal standard, which would improve knowledge of the dangers associated with hazardous chemicals. The United…
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Hazing

Hazing Prevention Stop Hazing Before It’s Too Late About Hazing Hazing has been a timeless and illegal tradition on college and university campuses. Often seen hand-in-hand with Greek Life on campus and athletic teams, hazing can also be found across student groups such as honor societies and performing arts groups. It’s important staff, faculty, and students know…
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Title IX

Title IX Ensuring a Non-Discriminatory Campus About Title IX Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on gender in any federally-funded, education-related programs and activities. Title IX requires educational institutions to provide students and employees with an environment safe from sexual misconduct, such as sexual harassment and sexual violence.…
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Mental Wellness

Mental Wellness Supporting Student Mental Health on Campus About Mental Wellness Mental Wellness, commonly referred to as Mental Health, has become a critical discussion point on college and university campuses in the past few years, specifically on how institutions can help with the increase in mental illnesses, such as depression and anxiety. To better understand…

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