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Henry Wechsler has defined the student-drinking problem, for better or worse

June 24, 2005

Henry Wechsler is sounding the alarms again. That is what you do when you see academe as a landscape lined with “party houses awash in a sea of alcohol,” a culture imperiled by destructive drinking traditions, a community with too few guards at the gates. Mr. Wechsler, director of the Harvard School of Public Health […]

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Study Finds Web Surveys May Be as Reliable as Mail Surveys

June 24, 2005

Prevalence estimates of illicit drug use do not differ significantly between mail and web surveys,according to a study of undergraduate students attending a large Midwestern public university in the spring of 2001. A random sample of 7,000 students were randomly assigned to self-administer either a Web-or mail-based substance use survey. Both undergraduate men and women […]

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Order of the British Empire – OBE

June 24, 2005

Janet Alison Brown sergeant, Greater Manchester Police, services to police. Order of the British Empire-OBE-Times Online

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Experts: Misperceptions of who’s drinking fuel abuse

February 8, 2005

By Kevin Duggan Perception is not reality when it comes to student alcohol use in Fort Collins. Life at Colorado State University is not a party that runs 24/7, and dangerous behavior, such as drunken driving or binge drinking, is not the norm. That’s the message local organizations dedicated to addressing drug and alcohol issues […]

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Our view: Parents must use influence to battle alcohol

February 8, 2005

Our view: Parents must use influence to battle alcohol Online Coloradoan http://www.coloradoan.com/news/coloradoanpublishing/Culture_of_Alcohol/020805_ourview.html Perceptions about drinking usually start at home When it comes to alcohol, image is everything. Like it or not, Colorado State University and Fort Collins are at the forefront of a battle over images and realities regarding alcohol use. Images feed perceptions, misconceptions […]

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Changing perceptions can help battle underage drinking, researcher says

January 25, 2005

Tuesday, January 25, 2005 By GARY HARMON The Daily Sentinel Frightening students away from alcohol or tobacco or even into buckling their seat belts might drive some toward the choices they’re intended to discourage, a Montana researcher said Monday. Dr. Jeff Linkenbach, director of Montana State University’s “MOST of Us” programs, told school administrators, police […]

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Children and ATVs are risky business

November 21, 2003

Bozeman Daily Chronicle Friday, November 21, 2003 By Kirk Astroth Last January, those of us in the Gallatin Valley were horrified when three young people and their driving instructor were killed in an accident near Manhattan. As a result, attention has been focused on driver’s education programs and the need for some national driver’s education […]

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McGrath discusses ways to stamp out meth use

October 15, 2003

By KELLYN BROWN, Chronicle Staff Writer The criminal justice system can’t fight the methamphetamine epidemic alone, Montana Attorney General Mike McGrath said Tuesday morning. Local judges, law enforcement officers and community leaders need to help raise the awareness of methamphetamine problems in the community, especially regarding the drug’s impact on children, McGrath told a group […]

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McGrath urges action against meth

August 15, 2003

McGrath urges action against meth By BECKY SHAY Of The Gazette Staff Attorney General Mike McGrath was in Billings Thursday evening to help raise awareness about the widespread troubles created by methamphetamine. Use of the highly addictive drug creates problems that go beyond the criminal justice system, he said. “We cannot arrest, prosecute or jail […]

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ATV-related injuries on the rise at work

June 24, 2003

By WALT WILLIAMS, Bozeman Chronicle Staff Writer The state’s first two work-related ATV deaths in at least five years has promoted a state agency to advice employers to use caution when the job calls for four-wheelin’. In its newsletter, the Montana State Fund reports it has seen a “dramatic increase” in workplace accidents involving all-terrain […]

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