Nebraska Collegiate Prevention Alliance (NECPA) works collaboratively to develop strategies for reducing and preventing high-risk drinking and substance use among Nebraska college students.
National, state, and data resources
Evidence based programming tools
Our most recent campaigns
- Our October newsletter is now available. October Newsletter.
- NECPA would like to welcome Midland University as a new member institution! Midland has campuses in Fremont and Omaha and offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies to students who aspire to grow, learn, and build relationships that will last a lifetime. We are excited to collaborate with Midland to develop strategies for reducing and preventing high-risk drinking and substance use on their campuses!
- Alcohol Brain Research Study - Now Recruiting. For more information please see the flyer.
- "Smoke and Mirrors: What should colleges do about the proliferation of misinformation about cannabis?", Malinda Kennedy, ScD Published April 25, 2022 in the Mary Christie Quarterly
- Cannabis Fact Sheet, The Maryland Collaborative, Published April 26, 2022
- Congratulations to our current NECPA Mini-Grant Award recipients! These members were each awarded funding to implement alcohol and substance use prevention strategies on their campuses through February 2023:
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Big Red Resilience and Well-Being – Spring Programming
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Dr. Dennis McChargue, Associate Professor, Psychology
- Wayne State College - 2022 Programming
- Creighton University
- University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Big Red Resilience and Well-Being – Fall Programming
- University of Nebraska-Kearney
- Doane University
- Central Community College – Hastings
- Wayne State College - 2023 Programming
- Northeast Community College
Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS) Training. This two day training will be held on:
September 27th, 1:30pm - 4:30pm CST
September 28th, 11:00am - 4:30pm CST
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.