Post Conference Sessions

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Straight Up and With a Twist: Substance Use on College Campuses

Cara Ludlow, LMSW,CAADC
Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Program Coordinator
Student Health Services
Michigan State University

Location: Riverside Room

What does substance use really look like on a college campus and how can we best prepare students to make healthy decisions about substance use when they come to college? This workshop will provide an overview of the national and state specific trends in substance use among young adults 18-25 years of age and explore the ways in which post-secondary institutions work to engage students in decreasing the harms associated with alcohol and other drug use.

Current Drug Use Trends

Rich Isaacson
Special Agent/Public Information Officer
U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

Location: Riverside Room

This presentation will focus on:

  1. Overview of current trends on drug use in Michigan and across the United States, focusing on teen trends
  2. The importance of consistent prevention messages, and elevating the collective perception of risk of drug use for the teen population