Plan Ahead

Alcohol can affect each person differently. Know your number.

Your body’s reaction to alcohol is based on many factors: gender, weight, hydration level, food intake and the presence of prescription drugs. Remember all drinks are not created equally.

How To Avoid Binge Drinking

Binge drinking is consuming a large quantity of alcohol in a short period of time.

Simple guideline: when a female has 4 drinks in a 2-hour period or when a male has 5 drinks in a 2-hour period.

Don’t Mix Alcohol and Prescription Drugs

Mixing alcohol and prescription drugs can be deadly.

Safe Drinking Tips

NOTE: Don’t Stall, Just Call never condones or supports underage drinking practices.

  • Know your limit & plan ahead.
  • Eat food before and while you drink.
  • Sip your drink (slow down).
  • Skip a drink now and then and substitute with non-alcoholic drink (another great tip is to have a glass of water with your drink, and sip on that between sips of your drink).
  • Beware of unfamiliar drinks.
  • Appoint a designated driver.
  • Respect the rights of individuals who do not wish to drink.
  • Keep track of how many drinks you are consuming.
  • Space your drinks.
  • Drink for quality vs. quantity.
  • Avoid drinking games.
  • Plan ahead for transportation — don’t drink and drive!
  • Never accept a drink from someone you don’t know.
  • When ordering a drink at the bar, watch the bartender make your drink so you can know how much alcohol you will be having.
  • Alcohol and sex do not mix — drunken sex is not consensual sex.
  • Careful what you combine, most drugs and alcohol do not mix well. Be sure to read all warning labels.
  • If you are pregnant, might be pregnant or attempting to become pregnant do not consume any type of alcoholic beverage.

* Our tips are directed solely at people of legal drinking age, ages 21 and above.

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