Fall Semester—A Time for Parents To Discuss the Risks of College Drinking

From the National Institute on Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse

As college students arrive on campus this fall, it’s a time of new experiences, new friendships, and making memories that will last a lifetime. Unfortunately for many, it is also a time of harmful and underage drinking and dealing with its aftermath—from vandalism and sexual aggression and other forms of violence to injuries and death.