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Individual-Level Strategies
Education/awareness program

Information/knowledge/​education alone

Information/knowledge/education programs solely provide students with alcohol-related education (e.g., how alcohol is processed by the body, potential consequences of alcohol misuse), without any alcohol-specific skills training.

  • Effectiveness: X = Not effective
  • Cost: $$ = Mid-range
  • Barriers: # = Lower
  • Research Amount: **** = 11+ studies
  • Public Health Reach: Broad
  • Primary Modality: In-person group
  • Staffing Expertise Needed: Coordinator
  • Target Population: Individuals, specific groups, or all students
  • Duration of Effects: No short- or long-term effects

NOTE: Cost ratings are based on the relative program and staff costs for adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a strategy. Actual costs will vary by institution, depending on size, existing programs, and other campus and community factors.

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