Welcome

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Our Mission

Nebraska Collegiate Prevention Alliance (NECPA) works collaboratively to develop strategies for reducing and preventing high-risk drinking and substance use among Nebraska college students.

RESOURCES

National, state, and data resources

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MATERIALS

Evidence based programming tools

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CAMPAIGNS

Our most recent campaigns

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WHATʼS NEW

UPCOMING

  • 2021 NASPA Strategies Virtual Conferences January 12 – January 15, 2021 *registration open through 1/13/21* The 2021 NASPA Strategies Conferences provide student affairs practitioners with the knowledge and skills to effectively address collegiate alcohol and drug abuse prevention, mental health, sexual violence prevention and response, and well-being through a variety of comprehensive and integrative approaches. For more information and to register, visit https://www.naspa.org/events/strategies.

  • Missouri Partners in Prevention’s Meeting of the Minds presents: Spring 2021 Virtual Training Series, March 5, 2021 to May 7, 2021. Meeting of the Minds is a regional prevention and health education conference for college and university peer educators, their advisors, administrators, and campus and community law enforcement. However, due to COVID-19, we are unable to gather in person. Therefore, this year the Meeting of the Minds Conference is sponsoring a nine week training series, featuring 5 tracks, a leadership weekend for peer educators and their advisors, and a Fraternity/Sorority Life Leadership Day. For more information and to register, visit https://www.mopiptraining.org/mom.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The NECPA has received funding from the Nebraska Department of Transporation, Highway Safety Office and the Department of Health & Human Services, Behavioral Health Division to continue providing support to our members in developing strategies to reduce and prevention high-risk drinking and substance use among Nebraska college students.

  • We are excited to welcome Alex Brown as our new NECPA Project Manager. Alex previously worked with the NECPA as the Coordinator for the Omaha Collegiate Consortium. We are thrilled to have Alex’s expertise in data analysis and evaluation and prevention in the coalition statewide. Feel free to contact Alex at alex.brown@unl.edu.

JOIN THE NECPA

The NECPA Currently includes 26 institutions of higher education in Nebraska, including private and public colleges and universities as well as community colleges and proprietary colleges. NECPA members use strategic and comprehensive environmental approaches to reduce high-risk drinking and the negative effects of excessive alcohol use. The only criterion for membership is the written commitment of the top administrator to support his/her personnel in efforts to reduce high-risk drinking among the institutionʼs students.

To join the NECPA, please fill out and send in the attached Commitment Form.


The NECPA is funded in part by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Behavioral Health Division, the Nebraska Department of Transportation, Highway Safety Office, and coordinated by the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.