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  1. CROSSROADS UNCW’s Substance Abuse Prevention and Education Center

  2. CROSSROADS 601 S. College RoadSecond Floor, Westside HallBox 5939Wilmington, NC 28403-5939910-962-4136Fax: 910-962-7374crossroads@uncw.edu

  3. Supervisors • Rebecca Caldwell • Job title: Director • Email: caldwellr@uncw.edu • Kim Bolen • Job title: Graduate Assistant • Email: krb6305@uncw.edu • Aimee Hourigan • Job title: Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator • Email: hourigana@uncw.edu

  4. CROSSROADS Mission Statement CROSSROADS, Substance Abuse Prevention and Education Programs, is dedicated to the advancement of thoughtful and healthy decision-making regarding the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. We believe that an engaged learner has the ability to make thoughtful decisions through access to the most current information available & a critical examination of beliefs and cultural expectations about substances in our lives. CROSSROADS encourages legal accountability and personal responsibility in all choices involving alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. We believe that the availability and utilization of early intervention services is essential to support students, as well as services for recovering and impacted students. CROSSROADS aims to encourage, support, and be integral in the creation of an environment that encourages healthy behaviors through positive social norms, academic engagement & responsibility, a vibrant co-curricular life, and consistent enforcement of campus and community policies. CROSSROADS recognizes that engagement with the Wilmington community on all of these levels is essential in achieving our goals as a campus and fulfilling our mission as a university. CROSSROADS PROGRAMMING DIRECTIONS CROSSROADS programming will fall under one or more of the following program directions: • Early identification and intervention for individual students • Impacting individuals for behavior change • Campus-wide collaboration on creating a healthy environment • Connection to community to create healthy environments for current and upcoming students.

  5. History • 1988- Substance Abuse Prevention Office opened through a grant • 1 counselor and 1 prevention chair • Called ”Alternatives” • 1996- Reformed as CROSSROAD • 1 full time director • High school worker added • 2006- CROSSROADS today… • 4 full time faculty, 6 graduate students, 40+ undergraduates

  6. Confidential walk-in service Library of data and statistics What does CROSSROADS do?

  7. Social Norms campaigns Use Peer Educators, College Mentors and Kick-Butt Coaches, to teach peers, and high schools about substance abuse and promote prevention. What does CROSSROADS do?

  8. Population Served

  9. Commit 2 Quit Great American Smoke-Out Greek-Smoke Out Challenge Campus Tobacco Coalition Social Norms Campaigns Power points and presentations My Kick-Butt Coach Career

  10. Health and Wellness Trust Fund Commission $75,243.00 grant Quitline NC www.quitlinenc.com $$ Show me the Money $$

  11. Would I recommend CROSSROADS?