Special Feature: Campus Safety - Substance Abuse

Publications

Monitoring the Future National Survey Results on Drug Use, 1975-2016. Volume II: College Students and Adults Ages 19-55
National Institute on Drug Abuse and University of Michigan, July 2017
Infographic: Marijuana Use and Prescription Drug Misuse among College Students
Drug Enforcement Administration, May 2017
What You Should Know About Marijuana Use among College Students
Drug Enforcement Administration, May 2017
What You Should Know About Prescription Drug Misuse among College Students
Drug Enforcement Administration, May 2017
Fall Semester – A Time for Parents To Discuss the Risks of College Drinking
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, October 2016
Planning Alcohol Interventions Using NIAAA’s CollegeAIM Intervention Matrix
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, October 2015
College Drinking
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, December 2015
Methods for Assessing College Student Use of Alcohol and Other Drugs
U.S. Department of Education-Sponsored, December 2008
Strategic Planning for Prevention Professionals on Campus
U.S. Department of Education-Sponsored, November 2008
Alcohol and Other Drugs on Campus: The Scope of the Problem
U.S. Department of Education-Sponsored, August 2008
What Colleges Need to Know Now: An Update on College Drinking Research
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, November 2007
The Challenge in Higher Education: Confronting and Reducing Substance Abuse on Campus
Office of National Drug Control Policy, April 2004
A Call to Action: Changing the Culture of Drinking at U.S. Colleges
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, April 2002
Reducing Alcohol Problems on Campus: A Guide to Planning and Evaluation
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, April 2002

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Other Resources

Campus Drug Prevention
Through this website, the Drug Enforcement Administration provides institutions of higher education and their surrounding communities with resources to prevent drug abuse among college students.
College Drinking -- Changing the Culture
Created by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), this website is a one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.
CrimeSolutions.gov
The National Institute of Justice’s CrimeSolutions.gov website is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions.gov is program and other information related to various topics, including crime and substance use on campus.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): College-Age & Young Adults
This section of the NIDA website provides access to NIDA data and resources related to substance use among college-age young adults.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): School and Campus Health
This section of the SAMHSA website presents data on alcohol and other drug use among young adults and highlights SAMHSA efforts to promote substance use prevention on campus.

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