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Conference on College Alcohol, Drug Abuse Set at WVU


A conference on the risks of alcohol and drug abuse on college campuses is set at West Virginia University.

WVU says in a news release that the meeting will be Monday at the Erickson Alumni Center on the Morgantown campus.

The statement says among those in attendance will be higher education professionals, local and state policymakers, state agency employees and mental health practitioners.

Identifying at-risk behaviors and trauma in sexual assault cases are among the topics of discussion.

Among the sponsors of the meeting are the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, the state Alcohol Beverage Control Administration, and the state Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities.