Colleges and communities can reduce alcohol-related harm to students - 4
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. Researchers surveyed students about their drinking habits and resulting harms and found small but significant decreases in two categories. Dr. Ralph Hingson at the NIH, explains their findings
Hingson: They didn’t find significant changes with regards to drinking, but they did find significant reductions in consequences that those who misused alcohol experienced themselves and they also saw a reduction in injuries to other people.
Narrator: Dr. Hingson believes that these modest reductions in harm will help many students. For more information on the SPARC intervention, visit www.niaaa.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the NIH, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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