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CSAA (College Students & Alcohol Awareness)
Transcript of CSAA (College Students & Alcohol Awareness)
CSAA Presents: Cheers to a Change!
Overview of College Students Alcohol Awareness
Goals and Objectives
Educate incoming freshman to make responsible decisions on alcohol consumption.
-After attending new student orientation, college students from Southern California will be more aware of the effects of alcohol and lessen the likelihood of DUIs by 30%.
- By 2017, more than half of Southern California college students will benefit from safe alternatives (transportation, etc.) for preventing unwanted alcohol incidences.
Prevent harmful effects of alcohol use in college students
-Those Southern California students who attended the orientation will improve academic performance by 30%.
-By the year 2017, college students who attended educational presentations (orientation/health fairs), will take precaution by reducing the number of unplanned pregnancies by 15%
What's the Problem?
1. In class presentations
2. Freshmen Orientation
3. Greek Organization Involement
4. Dorm Gatherings
5. Local restaurants/bars collab
Summary & End Results
To educate college students on the negative effects of alcohol use. We believe that students given the respect and value to make informed decisions on the use of alcohol will enable them to make the responsible choices that keep them safe and healthy.
Death: 1,825 college students between the ages of 18 and 24 die from alcohol-related unintentional injuries, including motor vehicle crashes (Hingson et al., 2009).
Assault: 696,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 are assaulted by another student who has been drinking (Hingson et al., 2009).
Unsafe Sex: 400,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 had unprotected sex and more than 100,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 report having been too intoxicated to know if they consented to having sex (Hingson et al., 2002).
Southern California College Students
Reduce the likelihood of DUIs
To educate students on college campuses on how to live a healthy lifestyle in the midst of adapting to a new environment and dealing with peer pressures.
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DID YOU KNOW?
*communication between fellow students.
*Similar struggles, same problem, solution support.
*To inform, acknowledge, and provide possible alternatives for students to take into account.
*By increasing the support of educational programs/events and on-campus clubs that promote healthier ways, fellow colleagues could help spread the word of safety against many negative consequences from alcohol use.
Dorm room presentations
How much is too much?
Things to remember on vacation
Signs of alcohol poisoning