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7 Responsible Ways to party like a Rockstar and get home safe

It’s almost May which means we are getting close to party season! Parties can be exciting and so much fun with all the music, drinks, dancing and just meeting new people, But with lots of fun comes lots of responsibilities and it’s up to you to take care of yourself, have responsible fun and ensure you get home safely to do it again.

Drawing inspiration from scenes in popular films you may have seen before, here are seven ways you can have responsible fun when you step out.

1. A little sip, a little care

I bet you’ve heard a cautionary tale about someone who was poisoned at a party of had their drink spiked. it’s a very common phenomenon at parties where some people may have evil about others, In the iconic scene from “Mean Girls,” Regina George’s drink is spiked at a party, This scene reminds us all to be careful of our drinks especially when you get up and you have to leave the drinks for a while. Before sipping, look out for any color changes or smells in your drink before downing it. if you feel uncomfortable about anything, get a new one.

2. Roll with your buddies

In the movie “Superbad,” Seth and Evan navigate a wild party together as should be the case for you too when you go out to party. Having a trusted friend by your side can provide an extra layer of safety and responsibility check. Move together, look out for one another, and have a plan to leave together if anyone of you feels uncomfortable or is feeling uneasy.

3. No do too much!

You should see “Project X” an American film where a group of friends end up throwing a party that turns their whole neighborhood upside down, this happened because of excessive drinking and drug use so for you, when you go out, please know your limits. Pace out between drinks and know when you are too tired to go home. There will be more time to party again.

4. Know Your Surroundings

From the incredibly funny movie, “21 Jump Street” Schmidt and Jenko find themselves in different risky situations at a high school party. Always be aware of where the party is happening, the surroundings, the community around, the major access routes to plan an exit plan where necessary. Familiarize yourself with the layout of the venue and locate emergency exits.

5. Be Careful of Strangers

In “Can’t Hardly Wait,” multiple characters find themselves in awkward or dangerous situations with people they barely know. Parties are full of people you don’t know and as much as parties are a good place to connect and meet new people, you also need to exercise some caution when interacting with new people as well

6. Avoid unfamiliar Substances

It’s common to see strange substances being passed around at parties. the rule for this is simple, if you don’t know what it is or where it’s from, simply don’t put it in your body. Substances, whatever they may be can have unpredictable effects on your body and health. Remember to always be extra careful with strange substances or simply say no to them.

7. Have your plan to get home

In “The Hangover,” the characters wake up to a series of misadventures after a wild night out. Always have a transportation plan in place before attending a party, whether it’s arranging for a designated driver, using ride-sharing services, or having a trusted friend pick you up. Never drink and drive.

Before you go out there to party like a rockstar, remember that you have to be responsible for yourself and others around you, so keep In mind these safety tips and be safe.

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