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Study Drugs on Campus | 5 Tips to Reduce the Abuse

By Ben Brodbeck / October 23, 2018 / Comments Off on Study Drugs on Campus | 5 Tips to Reduce the Abuse

In 2018, it is projected that up to 35% of college and university students will abuse “study drugs,” more commonly known as prescription stimulants, this school year to get ahead in their academic efforts. Study Drugs are prescription stimulants that are abused in order to increase energy and concentration. Adderall, Ritalin, and Vyvanse are the most commonly abused. Prescription…

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Suicide Second Highest Cause of Death Among College Students

By Ben Brodbeck / September 6, 2018 / Comments Off on Suicide Second Highest Cause of Death Among College Students

September is National Suicide Prevention Month – organizations and individuals across the United States and world raise awareness for suicide prevention. Since suicide is a major concern for campuses across the United States, colleges and universities should review the available mental health resources  and look at different ways to address the issue. The stigma surrounding…

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Binge Drinking on Campus – What You Need to Know

By Ben Brodbeck / August 22, 2018 / Comments Off on Binge Drinking on Campus – What You Need to Know

As the school year begins, it’s essential to discuss strategies and procedures with appropriate campus staff to reduce the rates of binge drinking or high-risk drinking by students on your campus. Binge or high-risk drinking is the most common, costly and deadly pattern of excessive alcohol use in the United States. And, according to a…

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