How to Prevent Alcohol Abuse in College Student Athletes

With high pressures to perform both in the game and in the classroom, student athletes have an unfortunately high alcohol abuse rate. With a work-hard, play-hard culture and unique social environments and peer pressures, student athletes are more likely to report heavy episodic drinking and subscribe to high-risk drinking as part of college party culture. 

Evidence-Based Strategies to Reduce High-Risk Alcohol Use

Excessive alcohol consumption is the third leading preventable cause of death in the United States, and it results in an average of more than 80,000 deaths each year. More than half of these deaths are due to high-risk drinking, defined as consuming 4 or more standard drinks for women or 5 or more drinks for […]

Course Highlight: Alcohol Wise

3rd Millennium Classroom’s alcohol prevention course has been used by hundreds across the country. Alcohol Wise utilizes the evidence-based eCHECKUP TO GO brief intervention, proven to reduce high-risk drinking behavior. This online course is short, but effective and uses motivational interviewing to provide personalized feedback. Our cost-effective program reduces negative consequences of drinking and when implemented […]

7 Ways Alcohol Education Programs Can Save Your Campus Money

3rd Millennium Classrooms’ alcohol education program Alcohol-Wise increases your students’ knowledge of alcohol and has been shown to result in behavior change. It also saves you money. Here’s are 7 ways Alcohol-Wise can save your campus money: Alcohol-Wise reduces participation in high-risk drinking behaviors Alcohol-Wise reduces negative consequences associated with drinking Alcohol-Wise increases student retention and […]

Alcohol and Binge Drinking in College

Binge drinking is a common problem on many college and university campuses. Many college students see alcohol consumption as a normal part of partying and college life. They see drinking as a way to explore their newfound freedom and independence. However, harmful drinking and underage drinking can pose serious risks to students’ health, safety, and […]

Prescription Drug Misuse

Prescription drug misuse is on the rise in the United States, and its prevalence continues to impact communities around the nation. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), almost 7 million Americans – or 2.7% of the population – abuse prescription drugs. Certain populations, such as youth and older adults, are at particular […]