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August 22, 2017

What is Blood Alcohol Content (BAC)? Why is BAC important?

Effects of Blood Alcohol Level Blood Alcohol Content is the ratio of alcohol to blood in the blood stream. By estimating our BAC we can reduce risk to ourselves and others Factors that can influence BAC: Think about how your BAC changes when you drink. When do you think you had the highest BAC during…


What type of drinking should we avoid?

What is One Drink Binge Drinking A pattern of drinking that brings blood alcohol levels to .08 g/dL This is about 4 drinks for women and 5 drinks for men in about 2 hours. Heavy Drinking Drinking 5 or more drinks on the same occasion on each of 5 or more days in the past…


Beliefs About Alcohol Use and Diné College Students

Beliefs About Alcohol Use and Diné College Students We might also believe some stereotypes about alcohol in our community: Myth: Most tribal college students drink heavily. Fact: The average male tribal college student drinks only 4 drinks per week, and women average 2 drinks per week. Myth: Tribal college students drink around 12 drinks per…


Conflicting Beliefs About Diné People

Conflicting Beliefs About Diné People We can start to believe some of the negative things others think about us . . . How we think others see us: Native people are lazy Native people only live on reservations Native people receive special benefits and privileges from the government Native people all have alcohol problems How…


Our Multicultural World

Our Multicultural World With the arrival of others to our lands, understanding how to bring together our Diné values and mainstream values has been difficult.


Living Our Diné Values

Living Our Diné Values By reducing our risk of alcohol, we can be healthy members of our community.


Salish Kootenai College

Welcome Salish Kootenai College Community


Diné College

Welcome Diné College Community


Policy

Welcome Tribal College & University Community! Welcome to the online community forum. Please follow along through these pages join the conversation. BASICS Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students We hope these posters help us think about drinking in a new way.


July 26, 2017

Resources

HIV and Drug Abuse Prevention Research Ethics The Fordham University HIV Prevention Research Ethics Training Institute has compiled a number of continuously updated public resources in HIV prevention and drug use research ethics for RETI trainees, researchers, students, faculty and teachers, as well as the general public. Click Here For More Information   Research Ethics…



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