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6 tips for a safe St. Paddy’s Day weekend

March 7, 2024

Planning to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend? Check out these tips to have a fun, safe night out.

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9 things everyone should know about cannabis

Marijuana and its active components (such as THC and CBD, among other cannabinoids) exist in many forms and strengths and can affect people in different ways. If you are thinking about using, are currently using or have friends who use cannabis, here are some things to consider.

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5 things to know about nicotine

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nicotine use and dependency have increased across the United States in recent years. If you choose to use nicotine, here are a few things to know.


5 tips to stay safe and have fun over Halloween weekend

Oct. 25, 2023

Halloween celebrations that involve alcohol and other substances can also make it easier for problematic behaviors and unwelcome advances to go unnoticed. Here are some tips to stay safe and have fun over Halloween weekend.

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Going out over Halloween weekend? Follow these 6 tips

If your Halloween weekend plans include parties, alcohol or other substances, be sure to use these tips to plan a safe and fun night out with friends.

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4 things everyone should know about hazing

When making fast friends or join a particular group, we may find ourselves in uncomfortable or dangerous situations. Here are four things everyone should know about hazing.

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6 things everyone should know about study drugs

As we prepare for exams and projects, it may be tempting for some to use 'study drugs' to try and get ahead. If you choose to use substances to prepare or cope, here are a few things you should know.

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Planning to attend football games this year? Here are 4 ways to look out for your friends

This year’s football season is expected to be bigger than ever. If you’re planning to attend, here are some tips to help you and your friends stay safe.

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Party smarter: 6 tips every college student should know

Hanging out with friends and late-night gatherings can give us a chance to unwind from academics and connect with others. Here are some strategies you can use to stay safe, look out for each other and enjoy going out with friends.

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CU Boulder programs prepare students, staff and faculty to respond to opioid crisis

CU Boulder is committed to preparing students, staff and faculty respond to the ongoing opioid crisis. Learn more about program impact and future plans for the upcoming academic year.