Tag Archives: College

How Alcohol Impacts Sexual Choices Among College Students

Young Couple It’s often been called the “social lubricant” as a veiled disguise to get 18 to 22 year olds to “loosen up” or, as Miller says, “Live the high life.” But what this mirage fails to inform you is that the patterns, habits and dependencies you are creating during this important era of your life (your [...]
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Back To School: Tips for Maintaining Sobriety On Campus

Student in addiction recovery on campus Contributor: Marissa A. Angileri, MSW, CADC, Addiction Specialist, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center Whether you just discharged from addiction treatment or have been sober for some time, stepping back into the world of academia can seem rather daunting. For someone in recovery, going to school may not seem to be an option due to the [...]
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Effective Substance Abuse Prevention Programs on Collegiate Campuses

College girl Research confirms that problems regarding alcohol and drugs continue to inhibit live of student at college campuses. The study on college drug use statistics, “Wasting the Best and the Brightest: Substance Abuse at America’s Colleges and Universities,” showed 49 percent, or 3.8 million college students, abusing drugs, engaging in binge drinking, or doing both. In [...]
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Cocaine Abuse Among College Students: Knowing When to Get Help

College Student Buying Cocaine Contributor: Megan Wilson, BS, CADC, Addiction Specialist Coordinator, Timberline Knolls Residential Center Cocaine is a stimulant that increases dopamine levels in the brain; it comes in the form of a white powder. Typically, the drug is snorted. There are other routes of administration, including but not limited to, being rubbed into the gums or placed [...]
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Alcohol and Marijuana Associated With Lower GPA

College girls Substance abuse has always been strongly associated with poor grades, worse graduation rates and increased difficulty in finding and maintaining good jobs. According to a recent study, published on March 8, 2017, by Shashwath Meda from Hartford Hospital/Institute of Living, college students excessively abusing alcohol and marijuana had consistently lower GPA. Current Trends Alcohol and [...]
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