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partying too much in college

10 Signs You’re Partying Too Much in College

You are like many of your college peers, you want to experience all of college life, including the party scene. You want to meet new people and create new memories. Many times, this means you ...
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Drug Use In College

11 Reasons Drug Use In College is a Bad Idea

Drug use in college may seem like a good idea at the time, but it can seriously derail a student's focus, drive, and determination to reach their academic goals. College may be a time of ...
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substance abuse in college students

Substance Abuse in College Students

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 ...
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how to have fun without drinking

How to Have Fun Without Drinking

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 ...
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The 5 Most Commonly Abused Drugs in College

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 ...
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substance abuse prevention programs for college students

Substance Abuse Prevention Programs for College Students

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 ...
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effects of alcohol on college students

6 Effects of Alcohol on College Students

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 ...
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why do college students drink

Why Do College Students Drink 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 ...
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what are the long term effects of Adderall

What Are the Long Term Effects of 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 ...
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Binge Drinking in College

5 Scary Consequences of Binge Drinking in College

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 ...
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Surviving the Holidays Sober

Sobriety is difficult to maintain in any setting. In college, pressures to engage in the drinking and party culture can make sobriety more challenging. A less discussed but equally challenging time is going home for ...
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daily marijuana use

Marijuana Use & Brain Functioning in Young Adults

In the past decade, daily marijuana use by young adults has been steadily rising. "The rate at which college and non-college age adults use marijuana - 7.8 percent - is the highest it has been ...
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