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Individual-Level Strategies
Cognitive-behavioral skills-based approach

Multi-component education-focused programs (MCEFP): Alcohol-Wise (contains eCHECKUP TO GO)a

Alcohol-Wise™ is an approximately 1-hour-long online program providing personalized feedback through the eCHECKUP TO GO program along with education about alcohol use. Students must complete knowledge-based quizzes to complete the course.

  • Effectiveness: = Moderate effectiveness
  • Cost: $$ = Mid-range
  • Barriers: # = Lower
  • Research Amount: ** = 4 to 6 studies
  • Public Health Reach: Broad
  • Primary Modality: Online
  • Staffing Expertise Needed: Coordinator
  • Target Population: Individuals, specific groups, or all individuals
  • Duration of Effects: Short-term (< 6 months) effects; long-term (≥ 6 months) effects not assessed

NOTE: Cost ratings are based on the relative program and staff costs for adoption, implementation, and maintenance of a strategy. Actual costs will vary by institution, depending on size, existing programs, and other campus and community factors.

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