Toxic drinking is an epidemic on campuses all across America. It means consuming so much alcohol the drinker passes out. But while "sleeping it off," the victim may be quietly dying. When you come right down to it, it's a problem that only students can tackle. The Red Watch Band movement is designed to end alcohol overdose deaths by teaching students how to handle alcohol emergencies and summon professional help.
Join the Red Watch Band movement today; register for a training session!
Red Watch Band Training
Developed by Stony Brook University, Red Watch Band Training provides the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and intervene effectively in an alcohol-related medical emergency.
Red Watch Band Training is free to students. Each session accomodates a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 25 students in order to promote dialogue and ensure a timely conclusion to the training.
Students who complete the training receive a certificate of completion and either a red watch (identical to the one pictured above) or a red silicone wristband. Graduates of the Red Watch Band program are asked to wear their watch or wristband to demonstrate that they are part of "a band of students who watch out for one another when every second counts."
Spring 2014 Training Dates
- Wednesday, February 19
- Tuesday, March 11
- Tuesday, April 22
Trainings are held from 7-9 p.m. in the Oak Glen Residence Hall Multipurpose Room (1st floor).
Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. You only need to attend one training session. Click here to register.
Trainings for Student Groups & Organizations
We encourage student groups and organizations to participate in one or more of the available training dates listed above prior to contacting us to schedule an alternative time. Each training session is designed to accommodate up to 25 participants. If you wish to determine if an available training date has adequate seats to accommodate your needs, please email Beth-Anne Vieira.