1. Money saved can be used for other enjoyable activities.

2. Decreased likelihood of:

  • doing or saying something you later regret
  • becoming sick
  • having a hangover
  • injuring yourself or another
  • physical ailments (ex: cirrhosis of the liver)

3. Increased likelihood of:

  • maintaining "the buzz" and getting more of what you want from the alcohol
  • creating and maintaining meaningful relationships
  • remembering your experiences and having healthy stories to share
  • achieving and maintaining a higher GPA
  • using good judgment while drinking (ex: utilizing a sober designated driver, postponing a sexual encounter until both parties are sober, etc.)