Okay all you cool technology savvy Network faithful. Here is a great opportunity to showcase your technology skills and help reduce high-risk drinking among college students at the same time by participating in a SAMHSA sponsored challenge to find creative technology that can reach a diverse population of college students and their parents, as well as administrators, faculty, and staff. Oh yeah, the winner of this contest wins a cool 60 grand from SAMHSA. Say what???
Yep, it's true. Here is the announcement. Read it and then get your app on!
- There's a new opportunity for individuals and organizations to help prevent high-risk drinking among college students. SAMHSA is seeking solutions to this problem through cost-effective, portable, technology-based products that effectively reach a diverse population of college students and their parents, as well as administrators, faculty, and staff. These products should be adaptable to meet the local needs of academic institutions throughout the United States.
Enter the challenge by developing your own web or mobile application, SMS, podcast, or other technology or online product that addresses the issue of high-risk drinking among college students. First place will receive $60,000, second place will receive $30,000, and third place will receive $10,000. Put your skills to work by helping SAMHSA address this key issue. You have until July 7, 2013, at 11 p.m., eastern time, to submit your product!
- Learn More About This Technology Challenge