Alcohol and drugs

Alcohol and drugs

Feb 28, 2022
Adderall, once a popular “study drug,” has seen a decline of misuse on college campuses since the pandemic. But experts are still worried—especially since consumption of marijuana and alcohol are up.

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February 28, 2022
Adderall, once a popular “study drug,” has seen a decline of misuse on college campuses since the pandemic. But experts are still worried—especially since consumption of marijuana and alcohol are up.
June 17, 2021
After a reprieve due to social restrictions and fewer students on campus, colleges may see more alcohol misuse and hazing this fall, Pietro A. Sasso and Stevan Veldkamp warn.
June 17, 2021
What do you do when a student at home starts drinking an adult beverage during a virtual class? Five academics offer strategies for dealing with it without shaming or stigmatizing.
December 18, 2020
College students shouldn’t be forced to choose between their success and their safety, contends Brian Sayler.
December 6, 2019
Student deaths and drug overdoses are prompting discussions on and off college campuses about strengthening medical amnesty and Good Samaritan laws to protect bystanders who call 911.
November 15, 2019
Several student deaths in the last month at the University of Southern California may have been overdoses. Other institutions are searching for ways to address the opioid epidemic before it costs lives on their campuses.
November 7, 2019
Recovery programs that help students with alcohol and drug problems are more welcome as campus leaders try to help students overcome social barriers that prevent them from earning degrees.
September 9, 2019
A new survey finds increased marijuana use and vaping by college students who view these substances as safe.
June 27, 2019
West Virginia joins other states in offering free tuition at community colleges. But the new law is unique in asking all students seeking eligibility to pass a drug test.
November 30, 2018
After recreational marijuana was legalized in Canada, three universities are amending their policies to allow its use on campus. Universities in the U.S. remain committed to federally imposed ban of the drug.

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