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Substance Abuse

Publications & Multimedia

Monitoring the Future National Survey Results on Drug Use, 1975-2019: Volume II, College Students and Adults Ages 19-60
National Institute on Drug Abuse and University of Michigan, July 2020

Advice to Parents | Drugs & College 101
National Institute on Drug Abuse, August 2019

Fall Semester – A Time for Parents To Discuss the Risks of College Drinking
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, August 2019

What You Should Know About Marijuana Use among College Students
Drug Enforcement Administration, May 2019

What You Should Know About Prescription Drug Misuse among College Students
Drug Enforcement Administration, May 2019

Behavioral Health Among College Students Information and Resource Kit
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2019

Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Adults in 2017
National Institute on Drug Abuse, September 2018

Open Letter on Supporting Students to Prevent Substance Use and Substance Use Disorders
U.S. Department of Education, September 2016

A Day in the Life of College Students Aged 18 to 22: Substance Use Facts
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, May 2016

Planning Alcohol Interventions Using NIAAA's CollegeAIM Intervention Matrix
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, September 2015

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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.

Combating the Opioid Crisis: Schools, Students, Families
This section of the U.S. Department of Education website discusses the opioid crisis in America and the role that schools play in informing students, families and educators about the dangers of opioid misuse and about ways to prevent and overcome addiction. It also addresses how the Department is supporting state and local education agency efforts and what funding and other assistance is available to help schools address the opioid crisis.

CrimeSolutions
The National Institute of Justice’s CrimeSolutions website is meant to help practitioners and policymakers understand what works in justice-related programs and practices. Included on CrimeSolutions 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.