Resource Library

  • Alcohol and Calories
    Ever wonder what would be on the nutritional label of alcohol? As college students it can be challenging to maintain a well-balanced diet; so if you are choosing to drink then learn how alcohol impacts your weight and well-being.
    Alcohol and Drug Use in the Trans' Community
    Did you know approximately 20-30% of trans* and LGB individuals report abusing drugs and alcohol, compared to only 9% of the general population? Learn more about this and the risks of alcohol and drug use in the trans* community.
    Alcohol and Family
    Are you at risk? Learn what a history of alcoholism in your family might mean for you.
    Alcohol and Women
    Women are affected by alcohol differently than men and it is important to understand the differences and the effects those differences have on the body.
    Alcohol at IUP: What International Students Need to Know
    If you choose to drink, here are some ways you can stay out of trouble:  Avoid drinking games  Avoid pre-gaming  Go out later and come in earlier  Keep track of the number of drinks  Avoid chugging drinks  Set a limit before attending a social drinking event  Pace yourself  Alternate alcoholic drinks with non-a
    Alcohol Citations and Teaching Career
    If you plan on having a career in teaching, this pamphlet will help you understand what it means to have an alcohol, drug or a general citation on your record.
    Alcohol Citations for Criminology Majors
    This pamphlet will help you understand what it means to have an alcohol citation(s) on your record and its impact on your major and future career.
    Alcohol Citations for Nursing Majors
    As a nursing or allied health professions major, you may be unsure about the fate of your major and, even more important, your career if you are cited for UAD (Underage Drinking) or DUI (Driving Under the Influence). This pamphlet was designed to answer some of the commonly asked questions and set the record straight.
    Alcohol IQ
    Think you know all there is to know when it comes to alcohol consumption. Test your knowledge and see how well you measure up.
    Alcohol Myths
    Dispel the myths centered on alcohol and college drinking because it is not always as it seems.
    Alcohol Pledge
    If you want to help create a campus environment that is safe; then take this pledge and not only will you be helping yourself, but others as well.
    All You Need To Know About BAC
    This pamphlet will help you to understand the importance of your BAC, what it is, how to calculate it and what really constitutes one drink.
    ATOD International Students
    Settling into a different country can be both exciting and challenging. As a college student, you may find yourself in situations involving alcohol. This brochure is designed to help you better understand some of the rules about alcohol that apply to all IUP students.
    BAC Tables (Men and Women)
    This chart is a quick guide to calculate your BAC with specific factors like body weight, amount of time, number of drinks and biological sex.
    Binge Drinking
    There is much more to binge drinking than how many drinks you have. Dispel the myths and learn about what binge drinking actually looks like and the health risks associated with it.
    Calculating BAC
    If you are going out for drinks, then knowing and understanding what can and cannot affect your BAC will help you to have a better and safer night.
    DUI Facts
    Learn the facts about drinking under the influence, who it affects and the consequences if you choose to drive after consuming alcohol.
    E-Cigarettes
    Looking to quit smoking? This pamphlet will help you separate fact from fiction and find out why you should skip the e-cigarettes entirely.
    Harmful Interactions
    Mixing alcohol with other drugs is dangerous and can be fatal. Learn about the impact alcohol has on the body when taken in conjunction with other drugs, medicines or vitamins.
    Helping Students
    If you are worried about a student's drug use, there are a number of resources both on and off campus to assist you if you want information, support, or training on how to intervene.
    Heroin Brochure
    2013 Heroin Brochure PDF
    How Alcohol Affects the Body
    This pamphlet was designed to help you understand the various short-term and long-term effects of alcohol on the body and the health risks of alcohol consumption.
    How Alcohol Affects the Brain
    Learn how alcohol depresses the various parts of the brain which control reason, intellect, emotions, perception, voluntary and involuntary functions and vital life functions as your BAC raises.
    How Many Hours to Zero BAC?
    In terms of processing alcohol, one drink an hour is not necessarily true. This chart will guide you to understand the length of time actually required to bring your BAC down to zero.
    LGBT Alcohol and Drug Use
    Did you know LGBT youth are three times more likely than their heterosexual peers to use hard drugs? This poster provides alcohol and drug use information and resources for the LGBTQ population.
    LGBT Tobacco Use
    This brochure provides resources and information for LGBTQ students who want to quit tobacco.
    Mocktails
    Alcohol is not necessarily needed to make a great mix drink. Here are some recipes for non-alcoholic mix drinks and some other options for alternatives to drinking.
    Molly
    A fact sheet on the powder or crystal form of MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine) called Molly.
    National Alcohol Screening
    Statistics show that the majority of college students make low-risks choices when it comes to alcohol use, but some students use alcohol in a manner that increases the risk of health, social and legal consequences. Taking this survey will help you evaluate your risks.
    PLCB Under 21 Zero Tolerance Brochure
    ALCOHOL EDUCATION The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s Bureau of Alcohol Education offers a variety of alcohol education materials free of charge. For more information, please contract us: Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Bureau of Alcohol Education Northwest Office Building Harrisburg, PA 17124-0001 www.lcb.state.
    Predatory Drugs
    In a survey, over one-third of college women reported at least one drug or alcohol related sexual assault experience. Read this brochure to find out what you should know about predatory drugs and what to do if you or a friend has been drugged or assaulted.
    Prescription Drugs Brochure
    Learn about what classifies as a prescription drug, how to notice abuse, and where to turn for help.
    Problem Drinking
    You don’t have to be an alcoholic to have a drinking problem. (And you don’t have to be desperate to do something about it.) This brochure provides information about getting help for you or a friend.
    Record Expungement
    Having an alcohol or drug offense on your record could create difficulties for students who are job searching. This brochure provides information about the the steps you can take to get the violations expunged from your record.
    Spice
    Spice is a particular brand of a wide ranging variety of herbal mixtures known as synthetic marijuana.
    Tips for Hosting a Safer Party
    Getting together with friends is fun, and hosting a party can be a great way to be together. If alcohol is a part of your party, there are steps you can take to prevent potential problems from its use. This guide will help you stay safe and reduce your risk of the negative consequences associated with alcohol.
    What's In Your Drink?
    Just having one drink tonight? Are you sure about that? Find out how different drinks compare and what you should know to drink responsibly.
    What's Normal, What's Not?
    Contrary to popular belief, not all college students drink. This brochure will expand your knowledge of what is normal and what is not when it comes to alcohol consumption.
    What's the Big Deal?
    Everyone has some level of risk for developing a problem with alcohol and some people have an increased risk. Learn about the lasting effects of getting drunk on the body and your levels of risk.
    Why Gender Matters
    A brochure on why gender matters when it comes to drinking.
    Using Prescription Medicine Responsibly
    Educates college-aged people about the risks with using prescription drugs or over-the-counter drugs nonmedically. Explains how to keep them safely away from other students and offers tips for how to cope with the stress and pressure of college demands.