Article printed in the Bellingham Herald – May 7, 2012 – Written by Amy Hockenberry of the Whatcom Prevention Coalition An article by Ingeborg Rossow published in the March 2012 issue of the journal Addiction finds that in Norway each additional one-hour extension of closing hours for alcohol sales was associated with a statistically significant [...]
Article by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Young people aged 18 to 24 not only had the highest prevalence of binge drinking (28.2 percent) in 2010, but they also tended to drink most excessively, consuming an average of 9.3 drinks on an occasion. This new study by the Centers for Disease Control [...]
Article from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration “Energy drinks used in excess or in combination with alcohol or drugs can pose a serious health risk,” said Pamela S. Hyde, J.D., Administrator in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), about a new report, Emergency Department Visits Involving Energy Drinks. This [...]
In previous years, the Coalition has distributed the “Think Locally, Act Neighborly” door hangers to neighborhoods densely populated with student renters. The door hangers included information about safe and legal parties as well as tips on getting involved in the neighborhood. This year, the Coalition is took a different approach to encouraging neighborhood engagement. Over the summer, students from Bellingham Technical College, Whatcom Community College, and [...]
The City of Bellingham has added a page of information and resources for landlords and tenants to their website. To learn more, visit the City of Bellingham website.
Posted: October 21, 2011 9:56:13 AM PDT Source: Bellingham Police Department Since the beginning of October of this year, there have been 26 reported residential burglaries. The locations of the burglaries are spread through out the city. Last year, during the same reporting time period, there were 23 residential burglaries. In some cases, homes were [...]
Title: Think Locally, Act Neighborly Summit Location: The Firs Conference Center – Alpine Room Register: Click here Description: You are invited to the first “Think Locally, Act Neighborly” Summit! This summit was created out of conversations that started over the summer with students and staff from Bellingham Technical College, Western Washington University, and Whatcom Community [...]
The Campus Community Coalition (CCC) is currently seeking energetic and enthusiastic 21 – 25 year olds interested in volunteering for the campaign as Crew Members. Select Crew Members attend AOT nights once a month in downtown bar establishments from 10:00pm-midnight and speak to patrons about safe drinking norms while giving out informational pieces (info cards, [...]
Last May, the Steering Committee members voted in new Members at-Large. Our new Steering Committee Members are… Brad Howard works at Cap Hansen’s and the Ridge Wine Bar. He has been an active member of the Hospitality Resource Alliance for over three years and is the author of “A Night on the Town” bar parody [...]
Please click the link below for a printable version of the Campus Community Coalition and Subgroup meeting schedule for 2011-2012. CCC & Subgroup Meeting Schedule 2011-2012 Invitations and reminders will be sent out to subgroup and coalition members as the meeting approach. If you would like more information, please contact Lyndie Case at Lyndie.Case@wwu.edu.