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Our Initiatives

cheers Bars, 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 about CHEERS!
dsds PIP member campuses and the Missouri Department of Transportation are driven to help Missouri's college students Drive Safe Drive Smart. Click here to learn more about DSDS!
smart The 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 about SMART!
start The 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 about START!
gambling It 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 about gambling!
suicide prevention Suicide Prevention Resources is an online network committed to suicide prevention on Missouri's public school campuses. Click here to learn more about our resources!
ask listen refer Ask 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!
rx drugs Prescription drug misuse is a quickly growing and largely unaddressed problem concerning college students. With this RX Initiative, we hope to educate students on the dangers of prescription drug misuse as well as provide safe and healthy alternatives. Click here to learn more about Rx drug misuse!
macro MACRO, the Missouri Alliance of Collegiate Recovery Organizations, is a statewide initiative to support addiction recovery efforts on college campuses. With support from the Missouri Department of Mental Health, MACRO provides resources, networking opportunities, and financial support for schools as they start and grow their own recovery support services. Click here to learn more about MACRO!