Student Health & Wellness launched an initiative to aid first-year students who are negatively affected by secondhand effects of peer alcohol use. Their new class “Look Once, Think Twice” began in Fall 2012 and is specifically designed for students who are in the presence of alcohol, but not consuming alcohol.
“[Look Once, Think Twice] lets students know they’re not the only person who has made the choice of abstinence,” says Danielle McGraw, Substance Abuse Counselor at UI. “It helps to kind of tie them to other people and to other resources. It also helps to increase students’ confidence.”
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