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GW Late Night is a series of evening and weekend events that provide space for students to have fun and socialize, explore new interests, and take a break from academics without the temptation or risks involved with drinking alcohol or being in an environment where alcohol is present.
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The Collegiate Recovery Community is designed to support students in recovery from substance disorders and other process addictions.
GW Campus Rec reation Intramural Sports is offering a wide array of virtual e-sports and gaming competitions. Some game titles include FIFA, Super Smash Bros, Rocket League, NBA 2k, and more! They will also be partnering with American University and Georgetown University on E-Sports tournaments.
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For students over 21, who may be consuming alcohol for frequently than normal, these are tips to remind them to drink responsibly. Students may also be engaging in digital happy hours and "drinking challenges" online, so this site can serve as a reminder of the risks of binge drinking and how to set proper limits.
Check out these fun activities to do with friends virtualy. Activities include cooking compeitions, book clubs, art projects, and home workouts engaging with friends.
In the age of social distancing, maintaining social connections is important now more than ever! This article gives tips on ways to maintain/increase our social engagement. What are some ways you are engaging in social relationships?
Fighting loneliness can have the effect of fighting addiction too, as positive relationships impact your life in a significant way. Support groups and treatment will help to break the cycle of addiction, but lifestyle changes can also bring positive changes and greatly improve the situation.
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) help can come in many forms. While not a substitute for professional treatment, self-help is a good starting point. The self-help strategies for social anxiety disorder outlined in this article can be used at home to overcome your symptoms.
July 27, 2020
Eugene O’Kelley’s account of his experience of the end of his life is a reminder that our time and energy are limited, and we need to make sure to give them to the people who matter most to us.
1. Check in with yourself.
2. Don't drink on an empty stomach.
3. Alternate between alcohol and water.
4. Keep track of how much you drink.
Standard Drink Sizes
5. Don't feel like drinking?