Women and younger students were more likely to drink less after alcohol-education programs. iStockphoto hide caption itoggle caption iStockphoto Shots - Health News College Help For Students Cuts Drinking, But Not For Long March 4, 2015 Most colleges offer some sort of alcohol education. One-time interventions do reduce drinking, but the effect is short-lived. Women have better results. There's no benefit for men in frats.