Substance Abuse in College Students

Substance Abuse in College Students

Posted May 21, 2019 No comments |Substance Abuse

College is often the first time students consider abusing substances, including both legal and illegal drugs. In a study conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) a few years ago, researchers found that of 9 million full-time college students, 1.2 million drank alcohol and over 700,000 smoked marijuana. Six percent of […]

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how to have fun without drinking alcohol

How to Have Fun Without Drinking

Posted May 16, 2019 No comments |Alcohol

For many students, drinking alcohol is closely associated with fun. For young adults who have yet to experience the negative aspects of drinking alcohol, the idea of drinking while going to a party, game, or club enhances the experience. What they overlook is how much of an impact drinking too much can impact their academic […]

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The 5 Most Commonly Abused Drugs in College

Posted May 14, 2019 No comments |Substance Abuse

For many students, going away to college is one of the first times they’re away from home for an extended period of time. The freedom to manage your own time and make your own decisions can be exciting to students interested in developing new experiences. Students often turn to alcohol during social events as a […]

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Substance Abuse Prevention Programs for College Students

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs for College Students

Posted May 9, 2019 No comments |Substance Abuse

71 percent of college students engage in recreational to binge partying that involves the use of alcohol and drugs, according to reports. The more college students use drugs and alcohol, the more likely they will encounter negative consequences. Substance abuse leads to skipping classes, lower grades, and even dropping out of school altogether. In this […]

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effects of alcohol on college students grades

6 Effects of Alcohol on College Students

Posted May 7, 2019 No comments |Alcohol

In a study of close to 14,000 college students, it was found that the amount of time a student spent drinking alcohol was a good predictor of a student’s grade point average (GPA). They found that the more time a student spent drinking in their spare time, the lower their GPA. In this article, we’re […]

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Why Do College Students Drink Alcohol?

Posted May 1, 2019 No comments |Alcohol

58 percent of college students between the ages 18-22 drank alcohol in the past month, according to a recent National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). That’s a lot of alcohol consumption considering most of that age group is under the legal drinking age. Excessive drinking, also known as binge drinking, is defined as […]

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what are the long term effects of Adderall

What Are the Long Term Effects of Adderall?

Posted April 25, 2019 No comments |Adderall

Adderall is an addictive prescription stimulant with effects similar to meth. While a physician may prescribe Adderall to someone who demonstrates a genuine need, but that’s not to say there aren’t negative side-effects. This is especially true for people who take the drug without a prescription. So, what are the long-term effects of Adderall use? […]

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Binge Drinking in College

5 Scary Consequences of Binge Drinking in College

Posted April 22, 2019 No comments |Alcohol

Life in college is a time of self-discovery and personal development. For many students, it’s the first period of time in which they’re on their own, free to make their own decisions, and responsible for their best interests. This period can also be stressful. Students turn to friends, sororities, and fraternities to relax and enjoy […]

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