AT A GLANCE...
Delay 2-3 hours after smoking
Delay 6+ hours after eating edibles
Delay 1-2 hours per drink
Not legal in state of MN
Under 21 = zero tolerance
Age 21+ = .08 BAC
Stored in fatty tissue. Check out this site for more information.
Rates vary according biological sex, body mass, food consumed and more. See the Virtual Bar for more information.
Impact on sleep
Fall asleep faster, reduces REM sleep
Fall asleep faster, reduces REM sleep. The Sleep Foundation is a great source of information as well.
Impact on academics
1 night of drinking = 48 hours of reduced focus
2 nights of drinking = 5 days of reduced focus
Create a low key Distraction to focus on (put in a movie). Leafly
Stay with the person; If unresponsive, call 911
Campus and Community Resources
Alcohol or Cannabis Self-Assessments
- The Virtual Bar Blood Alcohol Content Calculator
- Rethinking Drinking
- E-TOKE (cannabis assessment)
Alcohol Education Courses
A one credit course will be offered in the fall of 2021. Check back for more information.
NEW during social distancing: Young People's AA Virtual Meeting, Friday nights at 7:30. Stay tuned for more information.
BASICS – One on one meeting with the Drug and Alcohol Educator, Lauretta Perry: [email protected]
AA meetings – Held weekly on campus during the academic year. Contact the Kirby Info Desk for current locations and times (218) 726-7163
Hope and Help- Peer group for students struggling with a loved one's addiction. Contact the Kirby Info Desk for current locations and times (218) 726-7163
Resources and Information for parents
Parent brochure and UMD specific statistics on substance use