Published in Mental Health Law Weekly, July 4th, 2009
Researchers found that an alcohol control program at Western Washington University that also involved the community -- including increased police patrols in neighborhoods subject to loud and sometimes dangerous college parties, combined with efforts to make off-campus students better neighborhood residents -- led to a decline in student heavy episodic drinking (also called "binge" drinking).
The findings highlight the importance of college-community cooperation in combating problem drinking, according to lead...
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