The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded a $1.4 million small-business grant to REAL Prevention, a youth substance-use prevention company co-founded by Chapman University professor Michelle Miller-Day, Ph.D.
The U.S. Surgeon General’s groundbreaking recent report, Facing Addiction in America, cites a program co-founded by Chapman University professor Michelle Miller-Day, Ph.D., as a model for substance-abuse prevention. Issued amid an opioid crisis that has seen annual overdose deaths surpass deaths from both car accidents and gun violence, the Surgeon General’s 428-page November report commends
Professor Michelle Miller-Day helps D.A.R.E. dare to change its methods
The very first day Lemuel “Ed” Day, Ph.D., began a research project interviewing people who had lost loved ones to murder, the Chapman University sociologist decided he had to do more than just share his findings with fellow academics. The scholarly textbook would still happen, but he also felt that another outlet was needed for
Drug abuse prevention campaigns were once fodder for parodies and spoofs. Remember the public service announcement with the egg frying in a pan? And the “Just Say No” campaign with its pep rally-like student assemblies? Now educators are taking a fresh tack, and they’re being helped by a curriculum created by Chapman