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


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Congratulations to our first round of NECPA Mini-Grant Award recipients! These members were each awarded $15,000 to implement alcohol and substance use prevention strategies on their campuses through February 2023
    • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Big Red Resilience and Well-Being
    • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dr. Dennis McChargue, Associate Professor, Psychology
    • Wayne State College

    If you’re interested in applying for a mini-grant from the NECPA, please review the Request for the Proposals

UPCOMING

Please join us for the NECPA’s Statewide Convening on Thursday, July 21st from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, East Campus. This FREE event will provide an opportunity for members to network and attend engaging skill building sessions on a variety of topics including:

  • Brief Motivational Interviewing
  • Data Driven Prevention Programming
  • Recovery Ally Training
  • Begin With a Plan in Mind: Strategic Planning for Prevention
  • Drug Free Schools and Community Act/Biennial Review
  • NECPA Mini-Grant Award Recipient Showcase
  • Keynote Address from Jason Kilmer, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences/University of Washington School of Medicine titled “Research Updates on Cannabis: What’s New and What It Means for Prevention”

Please register today!


Brief Motivational Interviewing Trainings available for NECPA members, contact nepreventionalliance@nebraska.edu for more information!

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.