The University Commission on Substance Abuse Education and Prevention has released its 2008-09 report, which is posted on the Live Responsibly site.

The ongoing commission – composed of students, faculty, and staff – is continuing the work of the President’s Task Force on Substance Abuse Prevention. In their new report, the commission members assess the University’s implementation of the more than 30 recommendations made by the task force.

The new initiatives include the Good Samaritan and Medical Amnesty Programs that encourage students to call for emergency help for themselves or friends due to substance abuse. In 2008-09, 34 students applied for and received amnesty.

Read more about the report on the Live Responsibly site