Mental health and depression are directly linked to alcohol and drug consumptionRead Study
Among college students, social anxiety is associated with hazardous drinkingRead Study
Research has shown that resilience is a key ingredient to a happy, healthy and successful life. AlphaPoint provides the knowledge and tools to build resilience, recognize mental health issues and get assistance, form healthy relationships, interact with diverse groups, improve civil interactions, while learning real facts about alcohol and drugs.
We use a positive, skills building approach to comprehensively address the interrelated factors contributing to mental health, substance use, Title IX and diversity issues.
The programs were created by professors, scientists, and practitioners with direct experience working with collegiate populations and numerous peer-reviewed publications in their respective fields.
Students using our program experienced a 48% increase in knowledge, 34% reduction in perceived drug and alcohol use, 35% increased likeliness to get help at the counseling center.
The Resilience Program is a 90 minute program for all incoming students during orientation that enhances student health, wellness and resilience.Learn More
The Athlete Program is a 45 minute video-based education program assists with NCAA sexual violence prevention training requirements. It emphasizes hot-button issues plaguing collegiate-level athletics.Learn More
The Faculty and Staff Program is a 45 minute video-based education program covers the specifics of federal policies regarding student, faculty, and staff protection.Learn More
The Solutions Program is a Sanctions Course for students who experience difficulties or violate school policy. We are proudly the only sanction course in the country which addresses diversity issues.Learn More
An extensive body of literature has shown clear connections between mental health, substance use, relationship issues and diversity issues among college students. Consistent with scientific findings, we developed a unique holistic approach to address all of contributing factors involved in these inter-related factors.
Our focus is to equip students with the knowledge and skills to overcome the underlying issues, not just educate them on the symptoms.
College students who use marijuana on a regular basis have lower ability to deal with negative psychological statesRead Study
Among ethnic minority students, microagressions are associated with increased anxiety, drinking & alcohol related consequences.Learn More
Alphapoint was developed by former college professors experienced with teaching collegiate populations. To facilitate learning and retention, the program was designed to be highly interactive and engaging. Below are some of the learning approaches used in the program
A large university partnered with AlphaPoint to enhance student wellness and resilience, increase student success and reduce attrition. Learn how AlphaPoint improved the lives of 7,300 of their students.
It gave me all the resources I need to stay physically and mentally healthy during college. It also taught me how to stay safe.- STUDENT
It made be feel more welcomed and less afraid of being a freshman in a different state away from home.- STUDENT
I liked the emphasis on how to get help if you need it. Whether you are depressed or have experienced sexual assault, the AlphaPoint program offers all kinds of help to any student who needs it.- STUDENT
I really like how it detailed and legitimized different mental problems that students often face. I also like how it provided tips on how to keep yourself as safe as possible on campus.- STUDENT
If I lost focused for a minute, I could just back up the video and the visual aids to the right were synced up with the video. So the website and program design is very user-friendly.- STUDENT
I loved that everyone in the program were very understanding of the common struggles/challenges each student might potentially face during their college experience.- STUDENT
I like hearing about how seriously sexual misconduct is taken on campus. As a young female entering college that is something I was very concerned about.- STUDENT
I liked the videos. I learn/pay attention to videos more than text or questions. I thought it was cool to have it so a real person is talking to you.- STUDENT
I liked how they proved all the bad side effects of drugs and alcohol by providing scientific evidence as not to scare us but to help us learn.- STUDENT