For most people who drink, alcohol is a pleasant accompaniment to social activities. Moderate alcohol use, up to two drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women and older people, is not harmful for most adults. A standard drink is one 12-ounce bottle or can of either beer or wine cooler, one 5-ounce glass of wine, or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirits (see the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) website called "Rethinking Drinking"). However, several million adults engage in risky drinking that could lead to alcohol problems. These patterns include binge drinking and heavy drinking on a regular basis.
To access the Alcoholedu program that helps a student assess their drinking and then refers them for assistance click on Innerview
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