ifIknew

ifIknew is a health initiative for young adults that uses a multi media approach, including social media and in person programs, to address the contemporary issues that impact the well-being, self-image, careers, and relationships of people in their 20's and 30's.

If I Knew is a prevention education project that raises awareness about risky behaviors that can profoundly impact lives.

Drunk walking?

Consider this situation - it’s time to go home from a party, but you’ve had a few too many drinks to drive. Just to be safe, you decide to hand over your keys, buckle up your  boots, and walk home. Sounds like a safe plan, right? We’ve all heard about drunk driving. But what about drunk walking?

Steve Levitt, author of the bestselling book Freakonomics, did some number crunching. Around 4,000 pedestrians were killed last year in the U.S. Of that number, an estimated 35% had been drinking.

Maybe it makes sense to bring your toothbrush and prepare to crash for the night on your friend’s couch.

For an article and an NPR podcast click here and forward to 1:25

Happy New Year! Party hearty, but safely enough to see what 2012 brings for you!