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National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Fact Sheet: Fall Semester - A Time for Parents to Discuss the Risks of College Drinking
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.