Grants

High Risk Drinking Grant – Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services  

This grant award focuses on providing peer education around the prevention of high risk drinking. Late night alternatives events are also a focus of this project. The grant totals $4,000.

Safe Communities Grant – Ohio Traffic Safety Office (2012)

Ohio Safe Communities is a data driven initiative to save lives and reduce injuries by building collaboration between state, county, and local community partners.  In FFY 2014 there are 46 countywide community-based programs.  Each program had five primary goals that included increasing seat belt usage, increasing seat belt and impaired driving awareness, increasing motorcycle safety awareness, coalition building and fatal data review. Safe Communities of Wood County Grant totals $49,999.91.

WellAware Program - Medical Mutual of Ohio (2007)

WellAware is BGSU’s faculty and staff, current and retired, health and wellness program. Possible as a result of a generous grant from Medical Mutual, activities are supported and administered by the Department of Recreation and Wellness, the Office of Human Resources, and the Division of Student Affairs. The grant totals $50,000.

Campus Suicide Prevention Grant - Department of Health and Human Services - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Center for Mental Health Services (2013-16)

The Counseling Center, the School of Media and Communications and the Wellness Connection have collaborated together on the Campus Suicide Prevention Grant. This is a three year grant that began in 2012. The grant totals $306,000.

The purpose of this project is to develop a more strategic and comprehensive approach to suicide prevention at Bowling Green State University (BGSU). Specifically, this project intends to focus on developing programs, activities, and social marketing aimed at the following:

  • Educating faculty, staff, and students about warning signs of suicide
  • Empowering (through education and training) faculty, staff and students to intervene with students who may be exhibiting indications of distress or suicide risk
  • Reducing stigma associated with help seeking behaviors
  • Creating a culture of care on campus that promotes shared responsibility for suicide prevention
  • Increasing awareness of resources for help among the student body including on-campus resources and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Ohio College Health Association (2013-14)

This grant award funded the 2014 Party Smart Video Contest. This video contest focused on students educating other students on ways to prevent a variety of situations from occurring including:

  • Alcohol poisoning / overconsumption 
  • Sexual assault / sex under the influence 
  • Physical fights / relationship violence

10 BGSU teams of students participated and produced videos during the spring of 2014.
This grant is for $1,000.

State Prevention Framework – State Improvement Grant (SPF-SIG) – Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (2010-14)

The Wood County ADAMHS Board received the SPF-SIG Grant and partnered with the Wood County Prevention Coalition and Bowling Green State University to decrease high risk drinking within the community. Understanding the negative impact on our community and youth, several key players came together to submit a proposal in 2011. Wood County was awarded the grant to address the on-campus issues of use and misuse. The grant totals $514,500.