The Lowdown on Medical Amnesty Laws: Why Educating College Students Matters

Unfortunately, there is a stigma attached to alcohol and drug-related emergencies. Students may hesitate to seek help due to concerns about judgment or reputational damage— especially if they are underage drinking. They are often afraid, ashamed or they simply don’t know who to call in the face of these emergencies.  According to the Medical Amnesty […]

Drinking in Greek Life: 5 Things Colleges Can Do

Fraternities have been a way of life for many college students over the years. For some, joining Greek Life is just as important as attending college itself and may be a sort of family tradition with generations being involved in the same Greek fraternity. 

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. 

Prescription Drugs and Alcohol: 5 Harmful Combinations

According to research done by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 55% of adults in the United States are using prescription medication. The latest available data from the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) says that approximately 55% of adults in the United States reported consuming alcohol in a typical […]

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 […]

How To Tell If Someone Is Suffering From Alcohol Poisoning

Alcohol poisoning is the result of drinking too much alcohol in too little time. As a general rule, it’s best to avoid drinking more than one drink per hour. The consequences of alcohol poisoning are severe and can even be deadly.

Why Motivation and Determination Actually Matter

A recent article explores what types of treatments render the best results when treating substance use in individuals. The treatment success of alcohol and drug intervention programs can vary based on each individual’s internal motivation, social network or support. Generally, people who participate in programs like Alcoholics Anonymous (and other similar 12-step programs) tend to exhibit […]

Voluntary vs. Mandatory: Alcohol Awareness Courses Among First-Year College Students

College freshmen experience a number of transitional issues as they venture away from parental supervision into the world of free choice, especially as those decisions pertain to alcohol use. More often than not, research has shown that alcohol misuse and alcohol-related behaviors have a negative impact on a college student’s academic success.