Do You! Week at UC Berkeley

Do You Week at UC Berkeley

Do You! Week is a week-long series of events at UC Berkeley to promote a campus alcohol and other drugs (AOD) culture that supports all who study, live, work & play in the campus area.

2021 Do You Week Schedule


Happy Neighbors Peer Outreach

Monday, October 18, 2021, from 3:30-4:30 pm

Description: We'll refresh the Quiet Hours signs hung around the Southside and talk with students and their neighbors about community expectations, relevant policies and laws, code enforcement, and police and student conduct procedures for possible alcohol, party, and noise-related violations. To get involved, sign up here

Don't Let Small Problems Become Big: Active Bystander Intervention When Alcohol is Involved

Monday, October 18, 2021, from 8-9 pm

Join via Zoom, Meeting ID: 937 5667 1426

Description: Bears That Care will equip you to use the Intervention Scale, CUSP, and Recovery Position when needed. New students are especially encouraged to attend. Giveaway: Participants are eligible for a Target gift card drawing!

Cannabis Considerations: 5 Insights for College Students

Monday, October 18, 2021, 5 pm 

Interview will be released on Facebook

Description: UHS Behavioral Health Providers will share important insights about cannabis use for UC Berkeley emerging adults.


Healthy Happy Hour Group X Classes with Rec Sports at the RSF

Tuesday, October 19 at 12:00 pm

Description: Join Rec Sport for yoga at the RSF. Sponsored Group X classes with giveaways from Xfinity. For more information, contact

What is Confidential Harm Reduction Counseling and Support at UHS?

Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 5:30-6 pm

Join virtually via Zoom

Description: Want a better sense of what AOD services are available to you? Meet UHS Alcohol and Other Drug Specialists Robin Walley, LCSW, and Darius Taylor, MSW, ASW, who provide a range of counseling services supporting a spectrum of student harm reduction goals.

Drink Less for your Breasts and Sperm Count

Tuesday, October 19, 2021, from 7:30-8 pm

Join virtually via Zoom

Description: Students usually focus on the short-term consequences of drinking (e.g. vomiting, losing consciousness, alcohol poisoning, etc). This is a chance to take a longer view. Join Preethy Abraham, UC Berkeley 4th-year and UHS Health Worker Program Student Coordinator for the UC Berkeley Panhellenic Council (PHC).


The First 8 Convening

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, from 11 am-12 pm

Join virtually via Zoom

Description: The First 8 is a group of campus, city, and student stakeholders that meet weekly at the start of the fall semester to foster communication, spot trends, proactively coordinate efforts and demonstrate a visible commitment to reducing student risk. Convened by Leona Chen, Campus Risk Services

AOD Student Risk Roundtable

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, from 4-5 pm

Anna Head - CAPS Bldg Rm 210

Register to attend

Description: Risk Roundtables bring students from across campus communities together once a month to identify current strengths and concerns, prioritize actions, and line up the resources to succeed. October participants will help select and create the key messages for PartySafe@Cal's 2022 Harm Reduction Campaign. Don’t miss your chance to be heard! Sign up here if you're interested.

Is Addiction a Learning Disorder? 

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 6 pm

Interview will be released on Facebook

Description: Student leaders discuss addiction and more with Maia Szalavitz, author of New York Times Best Seller Unbroken Brain.

Healthy Happy Hour Group X Classes with Rec Sports at the RSF

Wednesday, October 20 at 6:30 pm

Description: Join Rec Sport for Pure Strength at the RSF. Sponsored Group X classes with giveaways from Xfinity. For more information, contact

Not So 20/20 Vision

Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 7-9 pm

Unit 1 Courtyard

Description: Learn more about how alcohol affects cognitive and physical function so if and/or when you drink you don't overdo it. Res Hall staff will challenge you to do typical party night activities with and without "beer" goggles to see the effects of alcohol consumption. 


Mindfulness and Substance Use

Thursday, October 21, 2021, from 6:30-7:30 pm

Hearst Annex - B5

Description: Mindfulness exercises can be used to help individuals with substance use disorders see things as they are in the moment, rather than focusing on escaping the discomfort or pain. Join Rivka Steinberg, 4th year and Leader of Students for Sensible Drug Policy.


All Friday events will take place on Upper Sproul Plaza from 11:15 am to 2:15 pm.

PartySafe Practice: Education, Games, Prizes, Supplies!

Description: Learn with peer educators from across campus. Get equipped. Get involved.

Naloxone Training & Distribution

Description: The CDC recommends expanding the availability of naloxone to laypeople. Find out about the UHS PartySafe@Cal and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) training video, quiz, and free naloxone for campus members.

Harm reduction trivia with prizes!

Description: Learn about the UC Berkeley Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) chapter, harm reduction, and advocacy!

Recovery Support at Cal & in Berkeley

Description: Learn about our Collegiate Recovery Program and meet its new Coordinator, Becca Gardner (! Get information about Young People in Recovery (YPR) resources, meetings, and support from Alexis Truong, 4th year and YPR staff. For students in recovery and with loved ones in recovery.

Clean Air Bears

Description: Test your knowledge about all things tobacco, nicotine, vaping, and smoking on campus. Do it for yourself or to help others.

Community Alcohol Intervention

Description: This is an alcohol intervention activity where participants can write on a post-it note about how they would support someone who is being pressured to drink at a party. Post-its will be displayed on a large board so that people can see and read stories from others in the Cal community.

Let's not table consent, let's talk about it!

Description: Join the PATH to Care Center in learning about what consent is, what consent looks like, and how to ask for consent. For more information, contact

Sexual Debuts & Sex Under the Influence

Description: Do you think you're ready for your sexual debut? Do you feel prepared for a safer sexual experience under the influence? Join SHEP in learning more about safer sex and substances! We will be handing out free safer sex supplies and handouts on safer sex practices.


PartySafe@Cal Hydration Hype Squad Station

Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 9-11 am and 1-4 pm

Channing Circle

Description: Student volunteers offer free water, snacks, giveaways, and “a whole lotta love” on key party nights and game days. Email to get involved.

Healthy Happy Hour Group X Classes with Rec Sports at the RSF

Saturday, October 23 at 10:30 am 

Description: Join Rec Sport for Cardio Dance at the RSF. Sponsored Group X classes with giveaways from Xfinity. For more information, contact

Complete Our Survey!

Complete this survey to share your views on UC Berkeley's alcohol and other drugs (AOD) culture. It's anonymous but you can provide your name and email in the last question if they'd like to be entered in a drawing for a $10 Target gift card. A total of 20 people will be randomly selected!

The deadline to fill out the survey is Sunday, Oct 24, 2021, at 11:59 pm. The drawing will be on Wednesday, Oct 27, and winners will be informed by 6 pm. The survey results will be announced on PartySafe at Cal Facebook Page.

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Read the 2021 Do You! Week Announcement


For any questions about Do You Week, please contact Karen Hughes, MPH, at or 510-643-9073.

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