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Alcohol and Other Recreational Drug Prevention

The NCAA Sport Science Institute hopes to foster a healthy and productive experience for college athletes. In addition to performance-enhancing drugs, alcohol and other recreational drug use can impact the health and well-being of student-athletes. The SSI encourages college athletes to be aware, ask questions, make safe choices and to stay healthy and drug free.

NCAA CHOICES

The NCAA CHOICES program is an annual grant program that provides funding for NCAA member schools and conferences to integrate athletics into campuswide efforts to reduce alcohol abuse.

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myPlaybook: The Freshman Experience

An evidence-based, online educational program designed for freshman and transfer student-athletes to promote well-being through healthy behavioral strategies.

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APPLE Institute

An annual three-day training institute for student-athletes, athletics administrators and campus partners dedicated to substance abuse prevention and health promotion of college athletes.

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360 Proof

An evidence-based, online prevention platform for NCAA Division III and NASPA Small Colleges and Universities Division institutions.

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Step UP! Bystander Intervention Training

A biannual three-day facilitator training program for athletics administrators and campus partners that educates students to be proactive in helping others.

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Substance Abuse Prevention Tool Kit

A tool kit to assist athletics administrators and their campus colleagues in efforts to reduce recreational and illicit substance abuse and to promote healthy choices and a positive environment for college athletes.

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Marijuana Facts for Student-Athletes

An educational infographic designed for student-athletes that includes facts and figures about the health, performance and legal impacts of using marijuana.

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National Spit Tobacco Education Project

Student-athletes, athletics administrators and campus partners can visit this website to find resources to prevent the use of smokeless tobacco and to help all users quit.

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Report all Medicines Poster

A poster for athletic departments to use as part of the substance abuse prevention efforts on their campus.

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Substance Use Facts for Student-Athletes

An educational infographic designed for student-athletes that includes facts and figures about substance use.

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