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, Tobacco, AND Other DRUG PEER EDUCATORS INVOLVED
- Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Peer Educators (Also known as ATOD peer educators)
are expected to meet once bi-weekly in the Counseling Center.
- ATOD Peer Educators work closely with our prevention center.
- Risk-Reduction Seminars: Weekly Wednesday class for low-level campus alcohol and marijuana
offenders (Party 101).
- Campus Outreach: Classroom presentations, group specific program, interactive programs
WHAT DO ALCOHOL, Tobacco, AND Other Drug PEER EDUCATORS PRESENT OR DISCUSS?
Alcohol, Tobacco, and other 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
- 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.