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Statewide Efforts

PIPPartners in Prevention (PIP) is a statewide coalition focused on preventing high-risk drinking among Missouri’s college students. The coalition is composed of representatives from each of Missouri’s thirteen state colleges and universities and is funded by the Missouri Division of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse with supplemental funding from the Missouri Division of Highway Safety and the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Click here to learn more!

CHEERSBars, restaurants and nightclubs participating in CHEERS provide FREE non-alcoholic beverages to the acknowledged designated driver in a group of two or more. Click here to learn more!

DSDSPIP member campuses and the Missouri Department of Transportation are driven to help Missouri’s college students Drive Safe Drive SmartClick here to learn more!

SMARTThe State of Missouri Alcohol Responsibility Training (SMART) program is an interactive, web-based course available free of charge to those who own or work for any Missouri establishment licensed to sell alcohol. Click here to learn more!

STARTThe Student Alcohol Responsibility Training (START) program assists students in planning and hosting a successful, fun, and safe event of any kind. Click here to learn more!

GamblingIt is important for people to understand that gambling is not a risk-free activity and that it is becoming increasingly important to learn risk factors, warning signs and strategies to protect yourself or someone you care about. Click here to learn more!

ALRAsk Listen Refer is an online suicide prevention training tool that takes about 20 minutes to complete. The program addresses the need to educate students, faculty, staff, and parents about suicide prevention, and also addresses the need to have suicide prevention resources in an online format. The goal of this program is to educate students, faculty and staff on how to ASK is someone is thinking about suicide, LISTEN to their response and REFER them to a professional. Click here to access Ask Listen Refer!