RESOURCES FOR PROFESSIONAL STAFF

Prevention with a Purpose: A Strategic Planning Guide for Preventing Drug Misuse Among College Students This guide provides a road map for university prevention professionals to collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders, to address campus-wide drug misuse issues.

Framing Well-Being in a College Campus Setting A white paper produced by the American College Health Foundation (ACHF) and Aetna Student Health.

Michigan Collegiate Cannabis Toolkit A comprehensive toolkit to help guide Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) in their efforts to provide a healthy and safe campus environment.

A Guide to Campus Mental Health Action Planning: JED Foundation and EDC Inc. A public health approach for colleges including expanding efforts to include prevention and early intervention of mental health problems from arising and supporting the mental well-being of all community members.

Focus on Prevention: Strategies and Programs to Prevent Substance Use A series of eleven fact sheets published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in 2017. Provides a starting point to mobilize action around substance use prevention including strategies for implementing interventions. The series centers around SAMHSA’s Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) and easy to read tips on how to start each step of the process.

The Okanagan Charter A call to action to encourage institutions of higher education (IHE)to embed health into all aspects of campus (administration, operations, academics) and lead health promotion and collaboration both locally and globally.

ACHA Guidelines: Standards of Practice for Health Promotion in Higher Education (October 2019)