Social Buzz For College


Social Buzz weaves skill acquisition into basic information about alcohol and its effects. It includes weekly sessions and comprehensive assessments that allow participants to highlight problem areas, chart progress, and reach goals.

Social Buzz uses social learning theory, cognitive dissonance, and motivational interviewing to encourage responsible alcohol use in young adults. This program incorporates unique engagement techniques and a tailored curriculum that investigates the consequences of drinking while promoting pleasure enhancement and harm reduction.

Ideally Suited For

  • Students who want to learn about alcohol consumption and its effects on healthy behavior


  • Development of healthy drinking habits
  • Increased awareness of the linkages between emotions, thought, and behavior
  • Enhanced knowledge of the connections between physiology and mood
  • Decrease risk alcohol abuse
  • Improved self-confidence in social situations


Social Buzz weaves skill acquisition into basic technical information about alcohol and its effects. Students learn about serving sizes, blood alcohol content, and how to refuse a drink. Through a weekly log, students review their experiences to figure out how to have the most fun with the least amount of drinking. In addition to comprehensive assessments, novel engagement strategies, and interactive functionalities, Social Buzz focuses on developing skills including:

  • Resisting negative peer pressure
  • Myth busting
  • Having fun without alcohol
  • Knowing how much you drink
  • Social skills
  • And more