Challenging Myths & Exploring Norms About Substance Use (And Abuse)
We accept application on a rolling basis, but we may not be recruiting new peer educators
at the time. If you are interested, please fill out an application and we will contact
you if/when we are recruiting!
What to Expect
WHAT SORT OF ACTIVITIES ARE ALCOHOL AND DRUG PEER EDUCATORS INVOLVED WITH?
- Alcohol and Drug Peer Educators (Also known as TAPP peer educators) are expected to
meet once bi-weekly in the Counseling Center.
- Risk-Reduction Seminars: Weekly Wednesday class for low-level campus alcohol and marijuana
offenders (Party 101).Alcohol and Drug Peer Educators get involved in the following activities:
- Campus Outreach: Classroom presentations, group specific program, interactive programs
WHAT DO ALCOHOL AND PEER EDUCATORS PRESENT OR DISCUSS?
Alcohol and drug peer educators present on a variety of topics including (but not
- Binge Drinking
- Risks/effects of alcohol
- Blood alcohol level calculations
- Drinking and Driving
- Other illicit drugs (e.g. ecstasy, heroin, cocaine)
- Prescription drug abuse
- Tobacco (off campus)
- Myths about college use
- Secondary effects of substance use
- Presentations are tailored to the needs of both of those who requests the program
and the target audience.