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WellCat Prevention

Programs

WellCat Prevention is committed to providing educational programs and services to the students, staff, and faculty of CSU Chico.  

Presentations

WellCat Prevention has a variety of educational presentations that can be utilized by student organizations, clubs, or classes.  Presentations requests can be made through our Wildcat Syc(opens in new window) page.  Check out our presentation descriptions below.  Don't see one that meets your needs? Send us an email at cadec@csuchico.edu letting us know what you are looking for, and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Wildcats ROAR Series

The Wildcats ROAR Series includes five separate 90-minute presentations. Each presentation covers basic knowledge regarding each substance, risks associated, tips for staying safe, and resources available on campus and in our community. Wildcats ROAR Series topics include:

  • Alcohol
  • Nicotine
  • Cannabis
  • Prescription Drugs
  • How to Help a Friend

Wildcats ACT (Alcohol & Consent Training)

This training is presented in partnership with Safe Place.  This interactive presentation goes over affirmative consent and alcohol basics, including how to be an active bystander in real life scenarios.  This presentation is an hour in length.

Trivia

Trivia is a highly interactive game that educates participants on the risks associated with drugs and alcohol.  Participants use their phones to answer questions and compete with their peers to get the highest score. 

AlcoholEdu® for College

As part of our alcohol and drug prevention program, each new student is required to complete the mandatory AlcoholEdu® for College on-line program.  AlcoholEdu® for College is a two-part, online evidence-based, non-judgmental prevention and education program. 

Students can find AlcoholEdu® in their student portal under the "Records, Registration, & Finance" tab.  More information on AlcoholEdu® can be found here.

21st Birthday Cards

WellCat Prevention makes an effort to reach every student on their 21st birthday with a birthday card.  These cards provide students with safety tips and encourages responsible celebration.

Awareness Weeks

Each year, WellCat Prevention recognizes a variety of awareness weeks on campus.   These weeklong events are comprised of tabling, events and workshops with the aim of educating students on various topics relating to the theme.

Theme weeks include:

  • National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week (every October)
  • Safe Spring Break (the week before Spring Break)
  • Prescription Drug Awareness Week (mid April)

Check our events page to get more information on any upcoming activities.

One-Day Events

WellCat Prevention holds a variety of events and programs throughout the year to support students and bring awareness to different topics.  Upcoming events can always be found in our events page, but some of our recurring events include handing out water bottles on high-risk drinking days such as Halloween and Cesar Chavez day.  Look for us at the corner of 2nd and Ivy to stay hydrated and get tips on staying safe.