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From information on alcohol and drug laws and risky drinking to substance-free living and recovery groups, we have the information, resources, and support to help you make the right choices.

Choose Your Story

The decisions you make related to alcohol and substance use have the ability to change your story. We know sometimes your plans might involve alcohol or other substances. If so, we encourage you to follow safer drinking strategies, understand the law, and learn how to actively step into situations to help keep others safe.  

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Penn State’s Responsible Action Protocol and Pennsylvania’s Medical Amnesty Law protect students from prosecution for consumption or possession of alcohol when they seek help for a peer.
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