You may have seen some information placed on Table Toppers around campus.
(Underneath each table topper is a link to the downloadable PDF – you’re welcome!)
Here are some supplemental resources and the references for the information provided. Have any questions? Feel free to contact us!
What does “moderate drinking” mean?
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse. (2013, June 21). Canada’s Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines. Retrieved from http://www.lrdg.net/home.html
What is one standard drink?
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. (2004). Canada’s Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines. Retrieved from http://www.lrdg.net/guidelines.html
How alcohol can be harmful to your health
-Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. (2004). Canada’s Low Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines. Retrieved from http://www.lrdg.net/faqs.html#17
-World Health Organization. (2013).Management of Substance Abuse (Alcohol). Retrieved from http://www.who.int/substance_abuse/facts/alcohol/en/
-National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). (2011, December). Behavioral and Brain Development Branch (BBDB). Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/organization/divisions/division-clinical-neuroscience-behavioral-research-dcnbr/behavioral-brain-development-branc
Ways of consuming alcohol that are hazardous to your health
-Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2012, November 7). Alcohol and Public Health: Fact Sheets – Binge Drinking. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/alcohol/fact-sheets/binge-drinking.htm
-Sifferlin, A. (2013, June 5). Smoking Alcohol: The Dangerous Way People are Getting Drunk. Retrieved from http://healthland.time.com/2013/06/05/smoking-alcohol-the-dangerous-way-people-are-getting-drunk/?iid=hl-article-mostpop1
-Miller, T. (2013, May 29). ‘Smoking’ alcohol is a highly dangerous trend among the calorie-conscious: experts. Retrieved from http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/smoking-alcohol-highly-dangerous-new-trend-experts-article-1.1357657#ixzz2W169u2BW
Mixing Alcohol and other drugs
-CTV News. (2013, April 8). Sizzurp’ abuse on the rise, health officials warn. Retrieved from http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/sizzurp-abuse-on-the-rise-health-officials-warn-1.1228537
-Go Ask Alice. (2009, January 16). What is Sizzurp?. Retrieved from http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/what-sizzurp
Drinking without Dinner
-The Globe and Mail. (2011, October 19). ‘Drunkorexia’ a growing problem as female students favour booze over food. Retrieved from http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/the-hot-button/drunkorexia-a-growing-problem-as-female-students-favour-booze-over-food/article2206213/
Energy Drinks & Alcohol
-Park, A. (2011, April 18). A Bad Mix: Why Alcohol and Energy Drinks are Dangerous. Retrieved from http://healthland.time.com/2011/04/18/why-alcoholic-energy-drinks-are-dangerous-its-not-just-the-caffeine/
-Cambrel, K. (2011). Mixing Alcohol & Energy Drinks May Spell Disaster. Retrieved from http://www2.potsdam.edu/hansondj/healthissues/1043185105.html
-Go Ask Alice. (2007, October 5). Mixing alcohol with energy drinks – safe or risky?. Retrieved from http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/mixing-alcohol-energy-drinks-mdash-safe-or-risky
The majority of Canadians and university students drink in moderation and without harm
-Health Canada. (2012). Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey (CADUMS). Retrieved from http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/drugs-drogues/stat/index-eng.php
-Health Canada. (2011). Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey (CADUMS). Retrieved from http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hc-ps/drugs-drogues/stat/_2011/summary-sommaire-eng.php
-American College Health Association. (2013). ACHA-National College Health Assessment II: University of Saskatchewan. Hanover, MD: American College Health Association.
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