Alcohol screening offered Thursday

Author: William G. Gilroy


The University of Notre Dames Office of Alcohol and Drug Education,CounselingCenterand PILLARS (Peers Inspiring, Listening, Learning and Responsible Socializing ) peer education team are co-sponsoring National Alcohol Screening Day Thursday (April 6) from11 a.m.to2 various sites across campus.

Students will have an opportunity to complete a brief, confidential questionnaire about alcohol use and to speak one-on-one with a health professional. The sites are the North and South Dining Halls,LaFortuneStudentCenterandRolfsSportsRecreationCenter.

Participants who complete the questionnaire will be entered in drawings for various prizes, including a new iPod video.

Thousands of sites across the country will be offering free, anonymous screenings for alcohol use disorders on Thursday. The goal of National Alcohol Screening Day is to help people recognize the signs of an alcohol problem and learn where to get support and treatment locally.

* Contact: * _Gina Firth, director, Office of Alcohol and Drug Education, 574-631-7970,

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