Research + News | Topic: Substance Abuse
Sep 17, 2021
Daily Marijuana Use Reached All-Time High Last Year Among College Students
Researchers at the University of Michigan found daily marijuana use rose to 7.9% among college students last year — an increase of 3.3% over the past five years. Read the article here.
Jan 13, 2021
Pandemic Has Cut Into College Kids’ Drinking, Study Shows
Among students who used alcohol, the number of days they drank per week fell from 3.1 to 2.7 for those who moved from living with peers to parents, but rose from 3 to 3.7 for those who remained living with peers, and from 2 to 3.3 for those who remained living with their parents. Read the article here.
Jan 27, 2020
College Students Picking Pot Over Drinking In States Where It’s Legal
In states where pot is legal, college kids use it more, but binge-drink less. Read the article here.
Oct 23, 2017
Nearly A Third Of College Kids Think ADHD Meds Boost Grades
But adolescent health experts say there’s no evidence to support that belief. Read the article here.
May 26, 2016
Drink Spiking a Problem on U.S. Campuses
Drink spiking may be prevalent on U.S. college campuses, and women are at much greater risk than men, new research finds.
Read the article here.
Sep 2, 2015
Daily Marijuana Use Among College Students At Highest Rate In 35 Years
U.S. college students today smoke weed at a higher rate than at any time in the past 35 years, surpassing daily cigarette smoking for the first time in 2014. Read the article here.