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Welcome
Dangerous drinking is one of the most serious health related issues facing college students today. Students need accurate, applicable information to assist them in avoiding the problems associated with dangerous college drinking.

Here it is... helpful and effective information to assist high school and college students in avoiding the problems associated with dangerous college drinking. College administrators as well as the parents of high school students will also find helpful information that contributes to the health, safety and success of college students. Take advantage of the variety of resources available including presentations, books, products and the unique educational membership website at the College Drinking Series.
Available from Jim Matthews, M.Ed.
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Jim Matthews, M.Ed. is a member of the NCAA Sports Sciences Speaker Registry.
Your Student Athlete alcohol education program can qualify for an
NCAA Sports Sciences Speaker Grant.
Contact the NCAA for further information.

Reactions to Programs Conducted by Jim Matthews:
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Students
  • “The multi-media stuff was fantastic.”

  • “I learned more about alcohol in this hour than I did in all my health classes.”

  • “The best alcohol program I’ve ever been to.”

  • “I am glad Jim took the time to explain all of this to me.”

  • “I wish my friends could have heard you.”

  • “Finally someone willing to talk to us like adults.”

  • “Even though I don’t drink it was still cool. Now I know what to tell my friends.”

  • "Your program motivated me to take a long hard look at my drinking. I’ve made some major changes in my life and feel I am back on track now. This is no exaggeration. You probably saved my life."

  • "I never realized there was so much to think about when it came to drinking. Now I understand why my parents are so concerned."

  • “I am so glad he didn’t preach. He simply gave us the facts and left the decision up to us.   But now I know a hell of a lot more about that decision.”

  • "Your program motivated me to take a long hard look at my drinking. I’ve made some major changes in my life and feel I am back on track now. This is no exaggeration. You probably saved my life."

  • "I never realized there was so much to think about when it came to drinking. Now I understand why my parents are so concerned."


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Campus Staff and Administrators
  • "Your inspiring, enthusiastic and powerful words had a tremendous impact on all who were attending the conference." Southwest Ohio Council of Higher Education
  • "Mr. Matthews’ easy to understand format was enhanced by very powerful graphics. He speaks on a personal level, relating very well to the cadets."  U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  • "Our athletes were  receptive to the idea that you weren’t preaching to them." St. Anselm College
  • "Evaluations from all of the brothers demonstrate that your honest 'straight talk' was of significant value to their comprehension of the issues." Delata Upsilon Fraternity
  • "I found it to be incredibly helpful. Many of the members of my sorority came up to me after to tell me how much they enjoyed hearing you speak." Delta Gamma Delta Sorority
  • "The topic of alcohol awareness is often met with resistance by students, however,  I have received a great deal of positive feedback from administrators and students." Catholic University
  • "I have decided I can still learn from your presentations no matter how many times I have participated in your programs." Seton Hall Univ. 

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Parents

  • “I wish I would have heard this before I sent my first son off to college. Maybe he wouldn’t be having the problems at school that he is now facing”

  • “Wow! What an eye-opener.”

  • “I feel a lot more confident now about talking to the college representative."

  • "Your book combined with this presentation has helped me get a clearer understanding of the kind of conversation I will definitely be having with my daughter before she leaves for college."

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Program Evaluations


Reactions from
Campus Administrators:

Your inspiring, enthusiastic and powerful words had a tremendous impact on all who were attending the conference.
Southwest Ohio Council of Higher Education


Mr. Matthews’ easy to understand format was enhanced by very powerful graphics. He speaks on a personal level, relating very well to the cadets. 
U.S. Coast Guard Academy


Our athletes were  receptive to the idea that you weren’t preaching to them.  
St. Anselm College


Evaluations from all of the brothers demonstrate that your honest 'straight talk' was of significant value to their comprehension of the issues
Delata Upsilon Fraternity



I found it to be incredibly helpful. Many of the members of my sorority came up to me after to tell me how much they enjoyed hearing you speak.
Delta Gamma Delta Sorority



The topic of alcohol awareness is often met with resistance by students, however,  I have received a great deal of positive feedback from administrators and students.
Catholic University



I have decided I can still learn from your presentations no matter how many times I have participated in your programs.
Seton Hall University 


Student Reactions:


Your program motivated me to take a long hard look at my drinking. I’ve made some major changes in my life and feel I am back on track now. This is no exaggeration. You probably saved my life.


I never realized there was so much to think about when it came to drinking. Now I understand why my parents are so concerned.



“I wish my friends could have heard you.”


“Finally someone willing to talk to us like adults.” 



“Even though I don’t drink it was still cool. Now I kno
w what to tell my friends.”


“I am so glad he didn’t preach. He simply gave us the facts and left the decision up to us.   But now I know a hell of a lot more about that decision.”



Your program motivated me to take a long hard look at my drinking. I’ve made some major changes in my life and feel I am back on track now. This is no exaggeration. You probably saved my life.


“The multi-media stuff was fantastic.”



“I learned more about alcohol in this hour than I did in all my health classes.”


“The best alcohol program I’ve ever been to.”


“I am glad Jim took the time to explain all of this to me.”



I never realized there was so much to think about when it came to drinking. Now I understand why my parents are so concerned.



Parent Reactions:

“I wish I would have heard this before I sent my first son off to college. Maybe he wouldn’t be having the problems at school that he is now facing”


“Wow! What an eye-opener.”


“I feel a lot more confident now about talking to the college representatives.”




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