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Individual-Level Strategies
Motivational/feedback-based approach

Personalized feedback intervention (PFI): eCHECKUP TO GO (formerly, e-CHUG)

Alcohol eCHECKUP TO GO is a web-based survey that provides students with personalized feedback about their drinking patterns and how their alcohol use might affect their health and personal goals. The program has a special focus on two high-risk groups: first-year students and athletes. eCHECKUP TO GO is a commercial program. Campuses pay an annual subscription fee of about $1,000 for unlimited use of a customized program.

  • Effectiveness: = Higher effectiveness
  • Cost: $ = Lower
  • Barriers: # = Lower
  • Research Amount: **** = 11+ studies
  • Public Health Reach: Broad
  • Primary Modality: Online
  • Staffing Expertise Needed: Coordinator
  • Target Population: Individuals, specific groups, or all students
  • Duration of Effects: Short-term (< 6 months) effects; mixed long-term (≥ 6 months) 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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