Substance Use Awareness

Safety is always an issue when it comes to alcohol or other drugs.

Whether it's how you manage yourself as you drink, how much you drink, or what you decide to do at a party, the first step to ensuring your safety comes in the form of awareness and obey local laws. 

Louisiana Local Alcohol and Drug Law Search


Alcohol Safety:


Here is a helpful guide to get you out of drinking without the pressure:

Opting Out- What to say?


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Drug Safety:


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Quick Guide to Hosting a Safe Party

  • Make sure you register your event first and for most with the Dean of Students office, especially if you are a student organization or holding a University event with alcohol. Registration of Activities

  • Greet all guests at the door. Unwanted party crashers often cause the drama.

  • Make sure everyone who drinks has a designated driver.

  • Limit the actual time of the party to 3 or 4 hours.

  • Get plenty of non-alcoholic drinks.

  • Get plenty of food that will last throughout the night.

  • Stay on top of potential problems - or problem people.

  • Plan fun activities that don't involve alcohol.

  • Never serve to under the age of 21- Louisiana State Law states it is illegal to drink under the age of 21.

"Don't Drink and Drive"