During Drugs and Alcohol Awareness Week (7 - 13 November 2022) The Students' Union highlighted key harm reduction information for drugs including alcohol.
Mixing drugs and alcohol
In this article, SPACED explore the interactions between alcohol and common drugs used by the student population.
Whether you don't drink alcohol or choose not to drink regularly, meeting people and socialising at University can feel daunting. Find out more in this article.
If you’re thinking of spiking someone ……..you shouldn’t.
Drink spiking is illegal and a serious crime. It carries a sentence of up to ten years in prison. Read our article.
Don't be misled by the media We are bombarded with images in the media showing students drinking alcohol all the time, but only 9% of students report getting intentionally drunk more than once a week. Find out more.
We understand that some of our students will choose to use cocaine, despite knowing the dangers that go along with it. The Students’ Union and UWE Bristol hope that those UWE students who do choose to use cocaine, are given the opportunity to make an informed decision and know how to reduce some of the risks associated with illegal drug taking.
There is so much you can do in Bristol that does not involve alcohol; have a look at our tips on how to have a sober night out, read about the ways that alcohol can affect your mental health, as well as your academic achievement and find out all the amazing alcohol-free nights you can have in Bristol!
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