Grants and Collaborations

We Believe Partnerships Promote Success

Our office makes it a priority to work with a variety of organizations.

We do this in order to provide our students and UD community with the best resources and services to support everyone’s health and wellness.

Click the toggles below to learn more about some of our past and present grants and collaborations.

Collegiate Recovery Grants

In 2015, the Collegiate Recovery Community was awarded a seed grant through Transforming Youth Recovery. This grant continues to assist in the development of the University of Delaware’s Collegiate Recovery Community. To learn more about the grant, please visit Transforming Youth Recovery’s website.

Strategic Prevention Framework

The Strategic Prevention Framework Partnership for Success grant was awarded by the federal government to the state of Delaware. One of 11 award recipients in the state, Student Wellness and Health Promotion at the University of Delaware programs around two of the nation’s top substance abuse prevention priorities: 1) underage drinking and 2) prescription drug misuse and abuse among persons under the age of 25. Strategies are coordinated through the collaboration of community and campus entities such as but not limited to the University of Delaware Police Department, the City of Newark Police Department, the University Student Centers, and the campus coalition for Alcohol and other Drug Prevention.

APPLE Team Coalition

The campus APPLE Team Coalition is comprised of members from Student Wellness and Health Promotion, Athletics, Student Services for Athletes (SSA) and includes 4-5 varsity athlete student leaders annually. The goal of the APPLE team is to promote student athlete health and wellness. Additionally, this coalition is responsible for implementing the annual prevention education program titled myPlaybook to all first-year and transfer student athletes. This is an evidence-based interactive online educational program created by Drug Free Sport and is supported by the NCAA. The program topics include NCAA banned substances and drug testing, alcohol, prescription drugs/over the counter medication, marijuana, tobacco, and performance enhancing drug prevention modules. Finally, the APPLE Team in collaboration with SSA and the department of Athletics oversees the H.E.N.S. mentoring program. The H.E.N.S. program consists of upper division student leaders assisting in mentoring first-year student athletes and assisting them as they transition to college and collegiate athletics at the University of Delaware.

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