Tag: SUNY New Paltz

8
Mar

Understanding Person First Language

Written by SUNY New Paltz SSDP chapter leader Robert Hofmann When talking about drug policy reform, activists will encounter several terms used to describe people who use drugs. These terms can show us preconceived notions of drug users held by individuals who use them. While some people use negative and neutral terms interchangeably, different phrases can conjure up different feelings

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22
Sep

920 Psilocybin Coordinated Day of Action Roundup

This past Sunday, September 20th, Students for Sensible Drug Policy chapters across our network were excited to work with the 920 Coalition on their coordinated day of action. Sixteen SSDP chapters participated in actions over the weekend of 9/20 and throughout this week: American University (DC) University of California Davis (CA) California State University Long Beach (CA) Case Western Reserve University College of

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15
Oct

SUNY New Paltz SSDP Helps Pass Call 911-Good Samaritan Policy

By: SUNY New Paltz SSDP Administrators at the State University of New York at New Paltz have agreed to include in the new 2012-2013 Student Handbook a Good Samaritan Policy, which seeks to protect students from disciplinary action for underage drinking or drug possession when calling for help in a medical emergency. New Paltz SSDP worked to enact this policy during the 2011-2012 school

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