Faculty and staff talk to UW-Stout students about dangerous drinking

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MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU)-- A new program at a local college hopes to help address high-risk drinking.

For the first time this year, UW-Stout is beginning a new effort to address high-risk drinking among students who live off campus.

On Tuesday, staff and faculty members visited the homes of students to welcome them back to campus. They also delivered informational packets to encourage them to take care of each other if they do choose to drink.

"We really encourage you to not engage in high-risk behaviors, things like drinking and driving or leaving someone alone who has been drinking, taking care of each other, and stepping up if you see a fellow Blue Devil in need," said Sandi Scott, UW- Stout Dean of Students.

Also in the packets, was a list of 21 free things you can get on your birthday in the city of Menomonie.



 
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