Wayne State College
Student Center, Rm. 103
1111 Main St.
Wayne, NE 68787
Coalition > Meeting Minutes > November
Toward Responsible Use of Substances Today
(TRUST) Coalition Minutes
- Dan Baddorf, KTCH;
- Jessica Benoit, Wayne PD;
- Karen Granberg, PEN;
- Kathy Mohlfeld, Counseling Center;
- Troy Reynolds, Ministerial Association;
- Lacey Schwochow, Student Senate;
- Keith Willis, faculty.
SAMHSA grant application was not funded. 7 acute alcohol
poisonings reported so far this semester
2005 WSC Core Alcohol and Drug Survey Results, N=726
- annual prevalence of alcohol use is down 4.6 %
- 30-day prevalence of alcohol use is down 8.5 %,
but is still 8% higher than national rate
- Students younger than 21 consuming alcohol is down
- Binge drinking (5/more drinks in one sitting) is
down 9.2%, but rate is still 12.8% higher than national
- More students are drinking less frequently
- Fewer students drinking 3x/week or more
- Number of students NOT using alcohol and marijuana
at all is increasing
Driving while under the influence is down, but it
is still 18% higher here than the national rate
- WSC students indicate more problematic behaviors
related to use than those of nationwide counterparts
in 16 out of 19 categories (public misconduct, personal
injury, psychological problems, academic problems,
- Marijuana use rates are down and are around 10%
lower than national rates
Amphetamine use: 30-day prevalence is down from 3.2%
in 2002 to 1.4% in 2005; and annual prevalence is
down, as in 2000, 93.9% had never used it and in 2005
the number was up to 96.4% never using amphetamines
Education and Information Report:
- Chairperson needed for this group (Keith will
ask Jeff Meyer)
- Student Health and SADD are doing an information
table for the Great American Smoke-Out this whole
week in the lobby of the upper level cafeteria in
the Student Center.
- Nebraska Collegiate Consortium to Reduce High
Risk Drinking was Nov. 7-8 in Lincoln. UN-L is directing
the development of campus/community prevention coalitions
across Nebraska. More workshops to follow.
- Alcohol Awareness Week was Oct. 16-22
- Counseling Center did the Alcohol Death Wall
display in Student Center, many positive comments
- Kathy will be doing a follow-up Alcohol Poisoning
educational program for RA’s in November
- Greek Council will be asked if they would like
the program as well
Red Ribbon Week was October 23-29
- SADD did a shirt display (deaths in 2001=94,
2002=117, 2003=121, 2004=92) of Nebraska alcohol
related traffic deaths in 2004 (down 24%).
- Contact Kathy Mohlfeld at 375-7321 for more information.
No report today. Next meeting is 11/22/05 at 3:30
p.m. in the Counseling Center.
Policy and Enforcement:
- Next Safe Ride meeting is 11/21/2005 at 4:00
p.m. in the Counseling Center.
- Wildcat Wheels: October averages: 48.75 calls/night
and 136 passengers/night; total #’s through
Oct. 489 calls and 1,314 passengers (September averages:
45.4 calls/night and 119.8 passengers/night)
- Wildcat Wheels yard signs- Norfolk Beverage volunteered
to make new signs for us and get them to us next
Lacey is having 2 x 3 banners made for the bars.
- Jason Mrsny, Kathy Mohlfeld, Lacey Schwochow,
Brandon Ziska and Gary Appel attended the Liquor
Law Seminar and Industry Update, hosted by Norfolk
Beverage Co. and NECC yesterday.
City ordinance 2005-31 was amended so that minors
are now allowed in bars that don’t serve food
without a parent until 10:30 p.m. on nights when
an activity is planned (pool and dart leagues).
- Students wanting to participate in committee,
please contact Lin Brummels for more information
at 375-7557, or stop by SC 103.
- No report.
Upcoming meetings: Monday, December 5, 3:30 p.m. in the
Meadowlark Room (2nd floor, Student Center Catwalk)
Contact the Counseling Center at 402-375-7321 or email@example.com
if you have any suggestions or concerns for the TRUST Coalition.
“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed citizens can change the world." ----Margaret
Ron Vick, MA, LPC
Counselor / Academic Advisor
Int'l Student Advisor