The BACCHUS Network was until recently known as the BACCHUS and GAMMA Peer Network. BACCHUS was once an acronym for Boosting Alcohol Consciousness Concerning the Health of University Students. GAMMA was the abbreviation for Greeks Advocating for Mature Management of Alcohol. Greek refers to members of collegiate social fraternities and sororities

The BACCHUS Network, an international association of college and university peer education programs, was founded in 1975 at the University of Florida. Since then the network has grown to have chapters in all 50 states, spawned an affiliated network in Canada and has a number of international chapters (Hong Kong, Mexico, etc). It is a nonprofit public benefit corporation promoting peer to peer strategies as effective tools in health and safety education. Offices are located in Denver, Colorado [] .


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