Substance Abuse Prevention Program
UO Academic Extension

Nigel Wrangham

Nigel Wrangham, a certified alcohol and drug counselor and certified prevention specialist, has been active in the field of substance abuse prevention and community organizing since 1990. He served as project director for the Oregon Coalition to Reduce Underage Drinking, and as the National Coordinator of Youth In Action for Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Wrangham works with community-based organizations throughout the US specializing in helping grassroots organizers and young people develop innovative ways to promote health and justice in their communities.


He is also active in promoting environmental conservation with young people, and served as a volunteer photographer and community educator for the Kibale Chimpanzee Project in Uganda. He believes in a collaborative and interactive approach to engaging people of all ages and from all cultures in projects that create a more conscious, more informed, and healthier society for all of us.