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

NECPA NEWS


JOB POSTINGS

  • Project Coordinator (Lincoln and/or Omaha)
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    The Nebraska Collegiate Prevention Alliance (NECPA) Project Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of evidence based best practices to address substance use and related harms amongst college students in partnership with representatives of the 26 member institutions of higher education that comprise the Nebraska Collegiate Prevention Alliance (NECPA). The Project Coordinator will manage day-to-day operations, coordinate implementation of activities, assist in the development of materials, provide technical assistance to member institutions receiving funding for campus specific projects, and manage grant writing and reporting requirements.

    Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins August 16. View requisition S_210629 at http://employment.unl.edu for details and to apply.


    Project Manager (Lincoln and/or Omaha)
    Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    The Project Manager will be responsible for providing significant leadership in coordinating and implementing evidence-based best practices to address substance use and related harms amongst college students in partnership with representatives of the 26 member institutions of higher education that comprise the Nebraska Collegiate Prevention Alliance to Reduce High-Risk Drinking (NECPA) and the Omaha Collegiate Consortium (OCC) which is an established subset of the statewide coalition. The Project Manager will manage day-to-day operations, coordinate implementation of activities, manage data collection/processing, assist in the development of materials, recruit and train student peer educators and manage grant writing and reporting requirements.

    Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins August 16. View requisition S_210637 at https://employment.unl.edu/postings/74039 for details and to apply.

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.


  • Stay tuned for the NECPA’s Fall 2021 Social Norms Media Campaign that will be deploying statewide on August 16th!


UPCOMING


HIGHLIGHTS

  • The NECPA is pleased to announce that we have received a new award from the Department of Health & Human Services, Division of Behavioral Health under the state’s COVID Supplemental Dollars to expand our efforts related to reducing high-risk drinking and other drug use and related harms among college students. This award will include direct funding being made available for our member institutions to apply for beginning in September 2021! More information about this opportunity will be shared with members soon.

  • 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.

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 learn more about the NECPA or how to join, please fill out our contact 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.