Drinking alcohol while in college is a common behavior and not necessarily a problem if done in a healthy way. The following information is designed to help you create a plan for your safety while partying, to help you decide if your drinking currently is a problem or is becoming a problem and to provide you with some options about how to start making changes. We’ve also included links to other websites which provide more information about alcohol. While reading this know that it can be challenging to decide if you have a drinking problem based on a set number of drinks or some other standard because these standards do not always account for individual differences, please spend some time thinking about your personal standards and limits regarding alcohol. If you are concerned about a friend or loved one see if you can get them to read this information and remember that you cannot solve another’s problem for them.