Responsible Party

Alcohol

Myths

  • Alcohol is absorbed in the body faster than food

    TRUE

    Unlike food, no digestion is necessary.

    After drinking one unit of alcohol, 50% of the alcohol consumed will have been absorbed into the bloodstream within 10 minutes. Long drinks made with mixers have a faster effect as they enter the bloodstream even quicker. The presence of food in the stomach, particularly fatty substances will slow absorption of alcohol and so lessens the maximum blood alcohol level attained

How to organize a Responsible Party

You will find here all you need to know about the particularities of a Responsible Party and tips that will help you to organize it.

Read more ...

Myths

Most alcohol consumed passes out of the body when you go to the toilet

FALSE

Tips for a Responsible Party
  • Don't go to the event on en empty stomach!
  • Take drinks at reasonable intervals so good company prevails and nobody gets drunk!
  • Avoid shots, bottoms up and paying rounds!
  • Let the glasses be empty before you ask for a refill!
  • Keep track of how many drinks you have had!
  • Alternate alcoholic beverages with soft drinks!
  • Avoid drinking games!
  • Accept a drink only when you really want one!
  • Don't drink and drive!
  • Beware of urbanlegends: remember coffee does not "sober up" intoxicated people and neither do cold showers!

See all tips

The Campaign