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rampant alcohol abuse at Stanford

Original post made by Bill, Stanford, on Feb 1, 2010

According to the Chronicle, 44 Stanford undergraduates were hospitalized last year for alcohol poisoning. More than twice that number were arrested for alcohol-related crimes. Are these numbers typical for American universities?

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Posted by qq
a resident of Barron Park
on Feb 1, 2010 at 3:00 pm

I hear PAFD going out on ETOH calls at Stanford all the time. Most are on folks under 21. The PAFD firefighters I spoke with about it thought is was kinda funny, as when they were kids, if you got overly drunk, you and your friends just dealt with it. The last thing you wanted was an official response. These kids call 911. lol

It is such a waste of emergency response resources. PAFD is tied up handling drunk kids, while AMR is have to rush from Sunnyvale or Los Altos to handle someone having a heart attack or stroke.

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