Bloomington/Normal Community Campus Committee is determined to counter binge drinking through campus and community partnerships.

Convincing students not to binge drink isn’t easy, particularly when they're surrounded by social influences encouraging them to do just that; Cheap drink specials, easy access to alcohol, and glamorous, fun, sex-filled advertising imagery, and you have a very appealing message. Fortunately, we're learning that we can counter these influences through campus-community partnerships.

Latest Newsletter
Nov 14

Keeping Holiday Celebrations Safe

Tis the season for gift giving and holiday cheer. It is a time when kitchens are full of wonderful smells and many homes are often stocked with alcohol for the festivities. The problem, underage drinking becomes harder to prevent. To keep your teen safe, and you out of trouble, we… [Read the Rest]

Oct 17

Parenting Through the Teen Years – Understanding that Helps

Parenting is a challenge.  Each stage requires something different. As soon as you think you have this parenting gig down, the next stage comes along and you start to ask, “Am I doing this right?” Because there is so much change happening during the teen years, it can be particularly… [Read the Rest]

Sep 20


Five years ago we started working with children and adolescents in the community to identify individual strengths. We do this with an activity called the “Tree of Strength.” The activity involves placing a personal strength on a leaf and placing it on our tree. Reinforced is the idea that what… [Read the Rest]