Alcohol & Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention

The Alcohol, Other Drugs, and Violence Prevention Focus Area highlights the continued challenges facing higher education when it comes to substance abuse and violence on campuses. Bringing together the resources of Knowledge Communities, specialized conferences, and in-depth research the AOD and Violence Prevention focus area is committed to providing student affairs practitioners with the tools necessary to effectively deal with these challenges.

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