Alcohol & Drug Peer Education

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 and activities.

WHAT DO ALCOHOL AND PEER EDUCATORS PRESENT OR DISCUSS?

Alcohol and drug peer educators present on a variety of topics including (but not limited to):

  • Binge Drinking
  • Risks/effects of alcohol
  • Blood alcohol level calculations
  • Drinking and Driving
  • Marijuana
  • 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.

 

 

Contact Information

TAPP Staff Coordinator

Frey
Alcohol & Drug Peer Education
Allison Frey
Location
Health & Counseling Center
Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.