Tips for partying safely

shutterstock_296422931Here are some tips to keep you safe when you start going to parties:
  • Hang out with people who share your interests.
  • Be prepared to say ‘no’. It feels good to stick to your guns.
  • Don’t judge others; you don’t have to agree with what others choose to do.
  • Organise activities that interest you and don’t involve alcohol.
  • Have a safe plan for getting home before you go out. That could be a designated driver, a taxi, or being picked up by your parents.
  • If you choose to drink alcohol, only have low-alcohol drinks spaced with water or soft drink.
  • Avoid getting in rounds or shouting. You may end up drinking too fast.
  • Don’t let people top-up your glass. You won’t be able to monitor how many standard drinks you’re having if people keep adding to the glass (Click here to read more about the size of a standard drink

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