The college experience is a time of personal growth and change; this can be both exhilarating and challenging. Sometimes, these challenges can be stressful and interfere with your academic, social, or emotional adjustment to college. If this seems to be happening to you, come and see us at the Center for Health and Counseling Services. We can help you get back on track in a safe, caring, and confidential setting.
The more you know about alcohol, the better equipped you are to make healthy choices.
Harm Reduction Tips
For those who choose to drink, for your safety and other’s, please abide by these guidelines:
- Alternate non-alcoholic with alcoholic beverages
- Avoid drinking games
- Choose not to drink alcohol
- Determine, in advance, not to exceed a set number of drinks
- Eat before and/or during drinking, especially protein
- Have a friend let you know when you have had enough
- Keep track of how many drinks you are having
- Pace your drinks to 1 or fewer per hour
- Stay with the same group of friends the entire time you are drinking
- Stick with only one kind of alcohol when drinking
- Use a designated driver
The information in this section will enable you to make responsible, informed, and safe decisions regarding alcohol, should you choose to socialize with alcohol.
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Phone for the Center for Health and Counseling Services: (201) 684-7522
For after-hours emergencies, call Public Safety at (201) 684-6666 and ask to speak to the Emergency On-Call Counselor.
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