Other Drug Information

While alcohol is the most commonly used and widely abused drug in the world, other drug use, such as marijuana, is prevalent among college students. There is also a growing trend of misusing prescription medications by mixing with alcohol and/or taking someone else's medication, such as stimulants.  Use, misuse, and abuse of these drugs and any other illicit drugs can can lead to serious tragedies, including addiction, violence, sexual assault and rape, hospitalization for overdoses, and premature death.

Here is a list of resources pertaining to drug use, misuse, and abuse:

Educate Before You Medicate

Foundation for a Drug Free World

National Institute on Drug Abuse - Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens - The Science Behind Drug Abuse

Office of National Drug Control Policy

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Good Drugs Guide

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