College students drink more responsibly than we think

As we all know, college students drink. Not all, but most. There are some people out there, however, that are always trying to find ways to stop it. But it cannot be stopped, most say. College students are going to drink, and they’re going to drink whether anyone likes it or not. What most people don’t know is that most college students who drink do so responsibly. It was reported that 80 percent of college students drink. However, only 13 percent of those students say they’ve been injured or damaged property.

Most students who drink find ways to make sure they drink responsibly as they’re told. They set up designated drivers, go to bars with friends or groups of people, count the number of drinks they consume, set up spending limits at bars, or trust a friend to warn when they are drinking too much. The data comes from a study of more than 28,000 students at 44 different colleges and universities where 73 percent of the students drank responsibly.

That is why many people don’t realize that college is probably the safest place to drink. However, more and more people are advocating drinking to take place outside of college. Most say that’s not a good idea because private parties are higher-risk environments for drinking. Since there’s no way to stop college students from drinking, it may be a better idea to simply embrace it, and advocate safety.

Source: Yahoo News

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