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Office of Substance Use Programs Education & Resources (SUPER)

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SUPER provides research-based alcohol and drug prevention and early intervention programs, education and resources for the Stanford community via peer educators and professional staff.  Our goal is to mitigate high-risk alcohol and other drug usage and their related harms among Stanford students by utilizing health promotion principles through collaborative, cutting-edge, empirically-proven educational strategies and programs. 

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About Super

SUPER is a unit that reports to the Associate Vice Provost for Health and Well-Being and Executive Director, Vaden Health Center.

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SUPER offers a variety of programs supporting a safe campus for all of Stanford's communities. Learn more about and access the programs we support including 5-SURE, PEERs, Cardinal Recovery, Well House and the Harm Reduction Tools Program.


SUPER is committed to providing learning opportunities to the various campus communities so that they may make informed decisions. Learn more about alcohol education, access training/workshops, find the party planning guide, connect with resources and more.


SUPER has compiled a variety of resources and services that intersect with all aspects of campus life. Learn about what resources are offered to students, parents/guardians/families, staff/faculty, and student organizations/student staff. Additionally, explore SUPER Support where you can access handouts/flyers as well as web resources and more.

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5-SURE Safe Rides

5-SURE is for all Stanford students, faculty and staff. Drivers are trained to handle a variety of situations. The service assists thousands every quarter providing transportation across campus locations that range from parties to dormitories and libraries. 

Party Planning Guide

The party planning guide is an educational social host resource that provides the Stanford student community with up-to-date information, guidelines, policies and laws to help ensure party success, safety and fun for all attendees.

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The PEERs are paid undergraduate (and co-term) peer educators that Prevent harms, Educate about holistic health and well-being, Empower our community, and Refer students to campus resources. They are trained in the fundamentals of public health as it relates to the following topic areas: substance use, sexual citizenship, and mental health and wellbeing. 

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