Anna, Jim, and Pete came to the party together. But as Jim and
Pete keep drinking, Anna wonders if they should leave together.
Jim and Rich have an important assignment due. When Jim goes to
Rich's room to work on it, Rich is stoned. Will they finish the
When Jim shows up in Anna's room drunk, he wants to "get romantic".
But Anna says "No". Will he listen?
Anna wants to help Jim with his problem, but doesn't know where
to turn. What should she do? How much can she help?
& Discussion Topics
I: The Party
Choices about drinking behavior: responsible drinking vs.
"Know Before You Go": when to make choices about drinking.
Common reasons for drinking and alternatives to drinking.
Drinking and driving.
Dealing with a friend who has passed out.
II: The Project
Are there differences between alcohol and other drugs?
Some consequences of abuse.
Recognizing when someone has a problem. (It might be you.)
III: The Relationship
The effects of substance abuse on relationships.
Co-dependency and enabling behavior.
Alcohol and Sexual Assault: there is a connection.
IV: Getting Help
What can you do for a friend with a problem? What can't
What can you do for yourself if you have a friend with a
Where can you go for help?