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About Us


Core Survey

CORE Survey Administration 2016

Biennial Review

Advisory Meetings

Professional Development

Parent Based Interventions Project



Links and Resources


Graduate Assistant and Intern Positions

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Our Goal

To reduce negative health and safety consequences to Illinois college students related to alcohol, other drugs and violence and to increase college and community environmental factors that support healthy and safe norms.

Funding provided by the Illinois Department of Human Services
Bureau of Positive Youth Development.


 What people are saying about IHEC...

"Hands down, IHEC should be the number
one resource a new professional
consults when entering the
AOD field in higher Ed."
- Lyndsey Hawkins, MA, CPS
Interim Director of Wellness
Bradley University
"I am so grateful for IHEC.
 They are professional, personable, and
I would not be nearly as effective
in my job without them."
-Debra Disney, MSEd, LCPC
Methodist College of UnityPoint Health


Training Workshops

Symposiums & Summits

February 24th, 2016
10:00am CST

Conducting Compliance Checks

More Info Here

February 5th, 2016

Engaging Athletics in Your Prevention Efforts

At Illinois State University

Normal, IL

More Info Here


February 17th, 2016

Leadership and Legacies: Strategies for Impact

At the University of Chicago

More Info Here 

May 18th, 2016
2:00pm CST

How to Use the CORE Survey Data 

February 6th, 2016

BACCHUS Certified Peer Educator Training

At Heartland College

Bloomington, IL

More Info Here  

Professional Development Summit

February 25th & 26th 2016

At Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center

East Peoria, IL

More Info Here

June 8th, 2016
2:00pm CST

DFSCA for Community Colleges

May 12th, 2016

Drug Free Schools and Campuses Act

Location to be determined



Spring 2016

Population Based Screening and Brief Interventions for Student Affairs Staff

More Info Here