Environmental Level Success Stories
The Maryland Collaborative works with colleges, universities, and surrounding communities to change the environments in which people make choices about alcohol and improve screening and services to individuals. Check out these success stories to see how they happened and get in touch if you have any questions about how we can assist you in making changes on and around your campus.
This guide highlights steps taken by the Frostburg State University community to reduce underage and high-risk drinking among the student population and discusses how these strategies were implemented.
Administrators here at Frostburg State University (FSU) care about students and want them to be healthy. We know there are a lot of acute legal, social, personal, and academic harms related to high-risk drinking.
In Towson, Maryland, community volunteers worked with one of the largest universities in the state to reduce excessive drinking among college students.
This video shows the actions taken by Frostburg State University to reduce campus underage and harmful drinking.
USA Today features Frostburg State University as a model among institutes of higher education for its efforts to curb college drinking in its story “Campus drinking: How a party school sobered up.”
We joined our forces and our voices to ask the Maryland General Assembly to ban the sale of grain alcohol in Maryland, and they listened. Now it’s time to celebrate.
College is a time of firsts—often, it’s the first time teenagers are living away from home, with freedom to set their own schedules. And for some students, those new experiences include the first time drinking alcohol.