College Drinking

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Heavy drinking and partying has been a part of college culture for almost as long as the institutions have existed.  In recent years, exposure of widespread problems associated with college-age drinking have come to light – deaths, injuries, sexual abuse, academic problems, health issues, drunk driving and property damage have all been tied to binge drinking.   Is it gaining speed and becoming and epidemic, or is the subject simply getting more attention? Randy Haveson is a drug and alcohol counselor, who is also the founder of The HERO House, the nation’s only alcohol recovery center for college students.  He shares his perspective on the issue and talks about his strategy to educate students about responsible, safe drinking.

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