Start the conversation with your student about alcohol use, consequences, expectations, etc. before they go off to college.
The early weeks of college are critical and parents can help by having a conversation with their students to discuss information and resources regarding alcohol.
B.R.A.D. (Be Responsible About Drinking, Inc) was founded by the family and friends of Bradley McCue, a Michigan State University junior who died of alcohol poisoning after celebrating his 21st birthday.
Gordie's Call is dedicated to the memory of Gordie Bailey, who was a freshman at the University of Colorado when he died of alcohol poisoning as a result of fraternity hazing. Gordie died September 17, 2004, just 3 weeks after arriving on campus. He was 18 years old.
The Sam Spady Foundation honors the memory of Samantha Spady, a 19-year old student at Colorado State University, who died of alcohol poisoning on September 5, 2004. Their mission is to educate parents and students on the dangers of alcohol, specifically high-risk consumption, and the signs and symptoms of alcohol poisoning.
This is a one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.
Go Ask Alice is a health Q&A resource that provides readers with reliable, accurate, accessible, culturally competent information on alcohol and other drugs; fitness & nutrition; emotional health; general health; sexuality; sexual health; and relationships.
NIAAA is a part of the National Institutes of Health and is the lead U.S. agency supporting research on the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems.
Red Watch Band is designed to end alcohol overdose deaths by teaching students how to handle alcohol emergencies and summon professional help.
Rethinking Drinking is valuable, research-based information regarding alcohol and health; furthermore, it examines drinking habits and how that affects a person's health.