Alumni

Remembering those glory days of campus life can be almost as fun as living them. Wondering how SHIFT might shift your experience?
Guess what: YOU play a major role in this endeavor!

Would you be surprised to hear that you can be a powerful influence in your teenagers choices to use, or not use, substances? A recent research report from the Center on Addiction tells us that “More than half (56%) of teens...said that the reason some kids don’t use alcohol or other drugs is because of parents, either because they know their parents would disapprove or they would get in trouble with their parents.”

But your students don’t stop listening after high school. College remains an important time to talk with students about their forming relationship with substances.

Parents of teenagers can underestimate the amount of substance use:

Teenagers Abuse Research

 

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Wondering how you might connect with SHIFT?
Well, howdy, partner! Email Kate Lower at shift@austin.utexas.edu,
or call (512)475-8437 to talk more about how you and your business might get involved.

Are you a student who is interested in joining the SHIFT Student Advisory Board? Email shift@austin.utexas.edu to learn more.