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Before heading out to that next event, remember to make a plan with your friends that include going out, staying, and coming home together. If you notice a high-risk situation or something that gets your gut, consider the "3 Ds" and intervene.
Stick with friends – stay together and leave together.
Make sure to charge your phone before going out.
Pack a backpack, bag or fanny pack with festival essentials: Water, snacks, hand sanitizer, your ID, and health insurance card, tissue.
Make a plan for transportation to/from the festivals – bring cash for a cab.
If you choose to drink:
Avoid trying to "Keep Up" or "Catch Up" with your friends.
Stick to your own limits.
Know the source of your drinks.
Pace yourself to one standard drink per hour
Alternate alcoholic with non-alcoholic drinks to help you stay hydrated.