and Party Risk Management
before drinking & snack while you drink. Bring healthy snacks to share with
others. Alcohol on an empty stomach can have unpredictable & unintended effects.
yourself. Have no more than 1 alcoholic beverage per hour. Switch between non-alcoholic
& alcoholic beverages.
combine alcohol & other drugs. It can lead unexpected & dangerous effects.
your getaway. Know how, when & with whom you will leave. And bring cash for
a cab, just in case.
encourage or force anyone to drink.
the hosts' guest list and control activities. Don't invite others or let them
in through uncontrolled entry points.
your own drink & keep it in sight. Otherwise you'll have no idea
what is in it. Date rape drugs are real and can lead to unwanted sex
or sexual assault.
to your limit & look out for each other. Check on your friends throughout
the night. This can decrease risk of DUI, injury, assault, & rape.
the party is over, leave gracefully and with quiet consideration for
neighbors as you go home.
and react to changes in the party environment. If there are signs that the party
is getting out of control, i.e. majority are drunk, verbal or physical or sexual
aggression or harassment going on, overcrowding and spilling outside the residence,
lot's of unknown guests, it is time to leave. It may be appropriate to call and
notify police before serious harm occurs.
is a program of University Health Services in collaboration with other campus
and community organizations.
The mission is to reduce harm associated with
drinking in the campus area.
To volunteer or for more information call 510-642-7202
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.