March’s enewsletter announces our Spring Break Safety contest, new Gordie Kindness Cards, and discusses eliminating the stigma of recovery.
February’s enewsletter discusses Gordie’s birthday, the Gordie Center’s APPLE Training Institutes held in January, and provides suggestions for Spring Break campaign planning.
January’s enewsetter is all about the Gordie Center’s 2017 goals!
December’s enewsletter highlights the GORDIEstore materials available when planning ahead for spring semester, and discusses the first annual fall reception for Gordie Center supporters.
November’s enewsletter discusses tips for supporting people in recovery over the holidays, shares the Gordie Center’s 2016 print publication, and highlights a collegiate recovery conference attended by a Gordie Center staff member.
September’s enewsletter discusses substance abuse prevention in athletics, the Gordie Center’s new GORDIEstore product (student-athlete GORDIEcheck BAC cards), and tailgate safety.
October’s enewsletter highlights Halloween safety and provides tips for safe Halloween campaigns, recapps National GORDIEday during National Hazing Prevention Week, and shares an NCAA resource on preventing hazing in college athletics.
August’s enewsletter focuses on the start of a new school year, provides tips for parents on talking to their kids about alcohol, and gives ideas for a successful National Hazing Prevention Week campaign.
July’s enewsletter remembers Gordie’s father, Lynn Gordon Bailey, highlights a new GORDIEstore product (the GORDIEcling), and discusses 4th of July safety.
June’s enewsletter is all about bystander intervention—the Step UP! Bystander Intervention Program!
Kids are exposed to alcohol long before college, and need guidance on alcohol safety probably younger than most people would expect--this article details a study about middle school-aged kids daily exposure to alcohol advertisements.
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids just launched a campaign we at the Gordie Center can totally get behind: a #GotYourBack campaign to raise awareness about binge drinking and empower teens to help a friend in trouble!
The campaign encourages communication about the dangers of underage and binge drinking, as well as illicit drug use, during prom and graduation season.
Cornell University's student non-profit, Cayuga's Watchers, trains and places paid students at events that could require bystander interventions.
Drawing on her experience at Texas Tech University, graduate student Sarah Nerad builds a Collegiate Recovery Program at Ohio State University from the ground up – and shows other universities why investing in these students is smart business.
Teen Say, an organization that aims to create a dialogue between high school and college students, created this video highlighting a program in Fairfax County, VA, where HAZE (a Gordie product) was screened and discussed by a panel of experts.
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have discovered a brain circuit that could have a large impact on combating dangerous drinking behaviors.
Interesting research examining which laws against underage drinking have been most effective at saving lives.
Graduation and Planning Ahead
For you parents out there on the college tour with your kids--make sure you talk to them about responsibility with their impending new freedoms, especially with alcohol. This article by a police chief provides a great perspective.