8 Things You Should Know About Alcohol Before Freshers' Week
Sorry, but no amount of coffee or fresh air will sober you up.
During the first week of uni or college there will be lots of fun things to do, some of which might involve alcohol.
MYTH: Drinking beer gets you less drunk compared with drinking different types of alcohol.
MYTH: Drinking one drink every hour will keep you sober enough to drive.
MYTH: Drinking coffee, fresh air, or having a cold shower will sober you up more quickly.
MYTH: "Breaking the seal" aka the thought that after the first time you urinate while drinking, you’ll start to urinate more frequently for the rest of the night.
MYTH: Alcohol is a stimulant.
MYTH: Over time your body can develop a tolerance to alcohol.
MYTH: Different kinds of drinks give you different kinds of hangovers.
MYTH: Eating a large meal before drinking alcohol will help reduce the risk of getting drunk.
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