GAMMA

GAMMA was formed to serve a purpose of peer education within the NMSU Greek community. Programs cover a wide range of issues, not just alcohol.

Examples of programs include: The Great American Smokeout, Sexual Responsibility Week, the ramifications of Fake ID’s, and National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week.
Meetings are held the 3rd Thursday at 5:00 p.m. in Corbett Center. All Greek and Non-Greek Students are welcome to attend.

Know the Signs of Alcohol Poisoning:

  • Person is unconscious or semi-conscious and cannot be awakened.
  • Person has cold, clammy, pale or bluish skin.
  • Breathing is slow, less than eight times per minute, or irregular, with ten seconds or more between breaths.
  • Person vomits while “sleeping” or passed out, and not waking up after vomiting.

IF A PERSON DISPLAYS ANY OF THESE SYMPTOMS, HE OR SHE IS SUFFERING FROM ACUTE ALCOHOL INTOXICATION GET HELP.

Call someone, a staff member, an ambulance, public safety, someone who can help.

Do not leave the person alone.

Turn the person on his/her side to prevent choking in case of vomiting.

Always be “better safe than sorry” if you are not sure what to do. How can your friend be angry about you caring for him or her?

For more information, please visit the WAVE website.