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A Failing Grade

FAILING GRADE Drug Use on American College Campuses College is a time to try new things, but some experiences leave you with little more than a headache and dropped courses. AND IT'S GETTING WORSE: PERCENTAGE OF COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO HAVE TRIED DRUGS: 26.4% 932.3% > MARIJUANA 13.4% 2.6% 0.9% *** 3.7% j3.6% 74.4% > COCAINE ..... 0.5% > CRACK 0.1% > HEROIN....... 2.7% 6,5% > OTHER -........ .... 3 9% 5.7% 1.2% > AMPHETAMINES > SEDATIVES...... . 3.7% 24% > TRANQUILIZERS .... 5.0% 88.3% 782.1% > ALCOHOL-..... nnnnn "THE STUDY DRUG," "COLLEGÊ CRACK?" or When the pressure to succeed PUSHES STUDENTS TO FAILURE The average college student parties 10+ HOURS A WEEK Balancing studies and partying proves to be a difficult practice in time management for many students: 50-60% OF COLLEGE SENIORS have abused unprescribed Adderall or Ritalin as a study aid Side effects include nausea, > paranoia, nervousness, trouble sleeping, and loss of appetite Mixing Adderall/Ritalin with > alcohol can result in mania, breakdowns and psychosis This, compared to only 7.25 HOURS SPENT STUDYING DRINKING IN THE DORMS The college student's DRUG OF CHOICE ...... 82% of college students drink 50% of college students admit to having blacked out at least once AVERAGE AVERAGE 82 DRINKS 59 DRINKS A MONTH A MONTH MALE STUDENTS FEMALE STUDENTS UN-TAP THAT KEG! Student benders are growing LONGER AND MORE DANGEROUS 40% OF COLLEGE STUDENTS binge drink at least once a month 16% OF COLLEGE STUDENTS report binge drinking on five or more occasions during the previous month 13% CONSUMED 10 OR MORE DRINKS in a row within the past two weeks 5% CONSUMED 15 OR MORE DRINKS in a row within the past two weeks STOP PLAYING BEER PONG! 3.36 MILLION STUDENTS get behind the wheel drunk each year X100,000 696,000 PEOPLE are assaulted . by intoxicated students each year 599,000 STUDENTS suffer alcohol-related injuries each year 31% OF STUDENTS meet the criteria for a clinical diagnosis of alcohol abuse each year 400.000 INEBRIATED STUDENTS engage in unprotected sex each year 25% OF STUDENTS face academic consequences as a result of alcohol abuse each year 97,000 PEOPLE are sexually assaulted by intoxicated students each year 11% OF STUDENTS damage private property while intoxicated each year 1,825 STUDENTS die from alcohol poisoning each year YOU'RE DAMAGING MORE THAN YOUR LIVER 90% OF CAMPUS RAPES are fueled by drugs or alcohol 31% OF STUDENTS have missed a class due to drug or alcohol abuse 22% OF STUDENTS have failed an exam due to drug or alcohol abuse 159,000: NUMBER OF FRESHMEN WHO WILL DROP OUT EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF DRUG OR ALCOHOL ABUSE Sources http://www.mtsu.edu/healthpro/documents/marijuana use.pdf http://monitoringthefuture.org/pressreleases/prosjuhs.pdf http://www.briancbennett.com/charts/mtf/college/amphetamine.htm http://books.google.com/books? id-TQMRXa4Ja7MC&dq-college-drug-use-survey&lr-&source-gbs,navlinks s http://digitalbullpen.com/20n1/04/29/adderall-or-college-crack-gives-students-a-competitive- edge http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2on/03/3/drinking-and-grades-how-student-alcohol- consumption-affects-gpa.html http://reesenews.org/2on/08/15/the-true-cost-of-drinking/1778 http://baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bng/2012/ 3/19/health headlines lit/?cid-rs http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-02-18/health/bs-md-student-drinking-20120216,1 binge- drinking-huguely-college-students/3 Today 20 years ago A FAILING GRADE Drug Use on American College Campuses College is a time to try new things, but some experiences leave you with little more than a headache and dropped courses. AND IT'S GETTING WORSE: PERCENTAGE OF COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO HAVE TRIED DRUGS: 26.4% 932.3% > MARIJUANA 13.4% 2.6% 0.9% *** 3.7% j3.6% 74.4% > COCAINE ..... 0.5% > CRACK 0.1% > HEROIN....... 2.7% 6,5% > OTHER -........ .... 3 9% 5.7% 1.2% > AMPHETAMINES > SEDATIVES...... . 3.7% 24% > TRANQUILIZERS .... 5.0% 88.3% 782.1% > ALCOHOL-..... "THE STUDY DRUG," "COLLEGÊ CRACK?" or When the pressure to succeed PUSHES STUDENTS TO FAILURE The average college student parties 10+ HOURS A WEEK Balancing studies and partying proves to be a difficult practice in time management for many students: 50-60% OF COLLEGE SENIORS have abused unprescribed Adderall or Ritalin as a study aid Side effects include nausea, > paranoia, nervousness, trouble sleeping, and loss of appetite Mixing Adderall/Ritalin with > alcohol can result in mania, breakdowns and psychosis This, compared to only 7.25 HOURS SPENT STUDYING DRINKING IN THE DORMS The college student's DRUG OF CHOICE ...... 82% of college students drink 50% of college students admit to having blacked out at least once AVERAGE AVERAGE 82 DRINKS 59 DRINKS A MONTH A MONTH MALE STUDENTS FEMALE STUDENTS UN-TAP THAT KEG! Student benders are growing LONGER AND MORE DANGEROUS 40% OF COLLEGE STUDENTS binge drink at least once a month 16% OF COLLEGE STUDENTS report binge drinking on five or more occasions during the previous month 13% CONSUMED 10 OR MORE DRINKS in a row within the past two weeks 5% CONSUMED 15 OR MORE DRINKS in a row within the past two weeks STOP PLAYING BEER PONG! 3.36 MILLION STUDENTS get behind the wheel drunk each year X100,000 696,000 PEOPLE are assaulted . by intoxicated students each year 599,000 STUDENTS suffer alcohol-related injuries each year 31% OF STUDENTS meet the criteria for a clinical diagnosis of alcohol abuse each year 400.000 INEBRIATED STUDENTS engage in unprotected sex each year 25% OF STUDENTS face academic consequences as a result of alcohol abuse each year 97,000 PEOPLE are sexually assaulted by intoxicated students each year 11% OF STUDENTS damage private property while intoxicated each year 1,825 STUDENTS die from alcohol poisoning each year YOU'RE DAMAGING MORE THAN YOUR LIVER 90% OF CAMPUS RAPES are fueled by drugs or alcohol 31% OF STUDENTS have missed a class due to drug or alcohol abuse 22% OF STUDENTS have failed an exam due to drug or alcohol abuse 159,000: NUMBER OF FRESHMEN WHO WILL DROP OUT EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF DRUG OR ALCOHOL ABUSE Sources http://www.mtsu.edu/healthpro/documents/marijuana use.pdf http://monitoringthefuture.org/pressreleases/prosjuhs.pdf http://www.briancbennett.com/charts/mtf/college/amphetamine.htm http://books.google.com/books? id-TQMRXa4Ja7MC&dq-college-drug-use-survey&lr-&source-gbs,navlinks s http://digitalbullpen.com/20n1/04/29/adderall-or-college-crack-gives-students-a-competitive- edge http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2on/03/3/drinking-and-grades-how-student-alcohol- consumption-affects-gpa.html http://reesenews.org/2on/08/15/the-true-cost-of-drinking/1778 http://baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bng/2012/ 3/19/health headlines lit/?cid-rs http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-02-18/health/bs-md-student-drinking-20120216,1 binge- drinking-huguely-college-students/3 Today 20 years ago A FAILING GRADE Drug Use on American College Campuses College is a time to try new things, but some experiences leave you with little more than a headache and dropped courses. AND IT'S GETTING WORSE: PERCENTAGE OF COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO HAVE TRIED DRUGS: 26.4% 932.3% > MARIJUANA 13.4% 2.6% 0.9% *** 3.7% j3.6% 74.4% > COCAINE ..... 0.5% > CRACK 0.1% > HEROIN....... 2.7% 6,5% > OTHER -........ .... 3 9% 5.7% 1.2% > AMPHETAMINES > SEDATIVES...... . 3.7% 24% > TRANQUILIZERS .... 5.0% 88.3% 782.1% > ALCOHOL-..... "THE STUDY DRUG," "COLLEGÊ CRACK?" or When the pressure to succeed PUSHES STUDENTS TO FAILURE The average college student parties 10+ HOURS A WEEK Balancing studies and partying proves to be a difficult practice in time management for many students: 50-60% OF COLLEGE SENIORS have abused unprescribed Adderall or Ritalin as a study aid Side effects include nausea, > paranoia, nervousness, trouble sleeping, and loss of appetite Mixing Adderall/Ritalin with > alcohol can result in mania, breakdowns and psychosis This, compared to only 7.25 HOURS SPENT STUDYING DRINKING IN THE DORMS The college student's DRUG OF CHOICE ...... 82% of college students drink 50% of college students admit to having blacked out at least once AVERAGE AVERAGE 82 DRINKS 59 DRINKS A MONTH A MONTH MALE STUDENTS FEMALE STUDENTS UN-TAP THAT KEG! Student benders are growing LONGER AND MORE DANGEROUS 40% OF COLLEGE STUDENTS binge drink at least once a month 16% OF COLLEGE STUDENTS report binge drinking on five or more occasions during the previous month 13% CONSUMED 10 OR MORE DRINKS in a row within the past two weeks 5% CONSUMED 15 OR MORE DRINKS in a row within the past two weeks STOP PLAYING BEER PONG! 3.36 MILLION STUDENTS get behind the wheel drunk each year X100,000 696,000 PEOPLE are assaulted . by intoxicated students each year 599,000 STUDENTS suffer alcohol-related injuries each year 31% OF STUDENTS meet the criteria for a clinical diagnosis of alcohol abuse each year 400.000 INEBRIATED STUDENTS engage in unprotected sex each year 25% OF STUDENTS face academic consequences as a result of alcohol abuse each year 97,000 PEOPLE are sexually assaulted by intoxicated students each year 11% OF STUDENTS damage private property while intoxicated each year 1,825 STUDENTS die from alcohol poisoning each year YOU'RE DAMAGING MORE THAN YOUR LIVER 90% OF CAMPUS RAPES are fueled by drugs or alcohol 31% OF STUDENTS have missed a class due to drug or alcohol abuse 22% OF STUDENTS have failed an exam due to drug or alcohol abuse 159,000: NUMBER OF FRESHMEN WHO WILL DROP OUT EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF DRUG OR ALCOHOL ABUSE Sources http://www.mtsu.edu/healthpro/documents/marijuana use.pdf http://monitoringthefuture.org/pressreleases/prosjuhs.pdf http://www.briancbennett.com/charts/mtf/college/amphetamine.htm http://books.google.com/books? id-TQMRXa4Ja7MC&dq-college-drug-use-survey&lr-&source-gbs,navlinks s http://digitalbullpen.com/20n1/04/29/adderall-or-college-crack-gives-students-a-competitive- edge http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2on/03/3/drinking-and-grades-how-student-alcohol- consumption-affects-gpa.html http://reesenews.org/2on/08/15/the-true-cost-of-drinking/1778 http://baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bng/2012/ 3/19/health headlines lit/?cid-rs http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-02-18/health/bs-md-student-drinking-20120216,1 binge- drinking-huguely-college-students/3 Today 20 years ago A FAILING GRADE Drug Use on American College Campuses College is a time to try new things, but some experiences leave you with little more than a headache and dropped courses. AND IT'S GETTING WORSE: PERCENTAGE OF COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO HAVE TRIED DRUGS: 26.4% 932.3% > MARIJUANA 13.4% 2.6% 0.9% *** 3.7% j3.6% 74.4% > COCAINE ..... 0.5% > CRACK 0.1% > HEROIN....... 2.7% 6,5% > OTHER -........ .... 3 9% 5.7% 1.2% > AMPHETAMINES > SEDATIVES...... . 3.7% 24% > TRANQUILIZERS .... 5.0% 88.3% 782.1% > ALCOHOL-..... "THE STUDY DRUG," "COLLEGÊ CRACK?" or When the pressure to succeed PUSHES STUDENTS TO FAILURE The average college student parties 10+ HOURS A WEEK Balancing studies and partying proves to be a difficult practice in time management for many students: 50-60% OF COLLEGE SENIORS have abused unprescribed Adderall or Ritalin as a study aid Side effects include nausea, > paranoia, nervousness, trouble sleeping, and loss of appetite Mixing Adderall/Ritalin with > alcohol can result in mania, breakdowns and psychosis This, compared to only 7.25 HOURS SPENT STUDYING DRINKING IN THE DORMS The college student's DRUG OF CHOICE ...... 82% of college students drink 50% of college students admit to having blacked out at least once AVERAGE AVERAGE 82 DRINKS 59 DRINKS A MONTH A MONTH MALE STUDENTS FEMALE STUDENTS UN-TAP THAT KEG! Student benders are growing LONGER AND MORE DANGEROUS 40% OF COLLEGE STUDENTS binge drink at least once a month 16% OF COLLEGE STUDENTS report binge drinking on five or more occasions during the previous month 13% CONSUMED 10 OR MORE DRINKS in a row within the past two weeks 5% CONSUMED 15 OR MORE DRINKS in a row within the past two weeks STOP PLAYING BEER PONG! 3.36 MILLION STUDENTS get behind the wheel drunk each year X100,000 696,000 PEOPLE are assaulted . by intoxicated students each year 599,000 STUDENTS suffer alcohol-related injuries each year 31% OF STUDENTS meet the criteria for a clinical diagnosis of alcohol abuse each year 400.000 INEBRIATED STUDENTS engage in unprotected sex each year 25% OF STUDENTS face academic consequences as a result of alcohol abuse each year 97,000 PEOPLE are sexually assaulted by intoxicated students each year 11% OF STUDENTS damage private property while intoxicated each year 1,825 STUDENTS die from alcohol poisoning each year YOU'RE DAMAGING MORE THAN YOUR LIVER 90% OF CAMPUS RAPES are fueled by drugs or alcohol 31% OF STUDENTS have missed a class due to drug or alcohol abuse 22% OF STUDENTS have failed an exam due to drug or alcohol abuse 159,000: NUMBER OF FRESHMEN WHO WILL DROP OUT EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF DRUG OR ALCOHOL ABUSE Sources http://www.mtsu.edu/healthpro/documents/marijuana use.pdf http://monitoringthefuture.org/pressreleases/prosjuhs.pdf http://www.briancbennett.com/charts/mtf/college/amphetamine.htm http://books.google.com/books? id-TQMRXa4Ja7MC&dq-college-drug-use-survey&lr-&source-gbs,navlinks s http://digitalbullpen.com/20n1/04/29/adderall-or-college-crack-gives-students-a-competitive- edge http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2on/03/3/drinking-and-grades-how-student-alcohol- consumption-affects-gpa.html http://reesenews.org/2on/08/15/the-true-cost-of-drinking/1778 http://baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bng/2012/ 3/19/health headlines lit/?cid-rs http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-02-18/health/bs-md-student-drinking-20120216,1 binge- drinking-huguely-college-students/3 Today 20 years ago A FAILING GRADE Drug Use on American College Campuses College is a time to try new things, but some experiences leave you with little more than a headache and dropped courses. AND IT'S GETTING WORSE: PERCENTAGE OF COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO HAVE TRIED DRUGS: 26.4% 932.3% > MARIJUANA 13.4% 2.6% 0.9% *** 3.7% j3.6% 74.4% > COCAINE ..... 0.5% > CRACK 0.1% > HEROIN....... 2.7% 6,5% > OTHER -........ .... 3 9% 5.7% 1.2% > AMPHETAMINES > SEDATIVES...... . 3.7% 24% > TRANQUILIZERS .... 5.0% 88.3% 782.1% > ALCOHOL-..... "THE STUDY DRUG," "COLLEGÊ CRACK?" or When the pressure to succeed PUSHES STUDENTS TO FAILURE The average college student parties 10+ HOURS A WEEK Balancing studies and partying proves to be a difficult practice in time management for many students: 50-60% OF COLLEGE SENIORS have abused unprescribed Adderall or Ritalin as a study aid Side effects include nausea, > paranoia, nervousness, trouble sleeping, and loss of appetite Mixing Adderall/Ritalin with > alcohol can result in mania, breakdowns and psychosis This, compared to only 7.25 HOURS SPENT STUDYING DRINKING IN THE DORMS The college student's DRUG OF CHOICE ...... 82% of college students drink 50% of college students admit to having blacked out at least once AVERAGE AVERAGE 82 DRINKS 59 DRINKS A MONTH A MONTH MALE STUDENTS FEMALE STUDENTS UN-TAP THAT KEG! Student benders are growing LONGER AND MORE DANGEROUS 40% OF COLLEGE STUDENTS binge drink at least once a month 16% OF COLLEGE STUDENTS report binge drinking on five or more occasions during the previous month 13% CONSUMED 10 OR MORE DRINKS in a row within the past two weeks 5% CONSUMED 15 OR MORE DRINKS in a row within the past two weeks STOP PLAYING BEER PONG! 3.36 MILLION STUDENTS get behind the wheel drunk each year X100,000 696,000 PEOPLE are assaulted . by intoxicated students each year 599,000 STUDENTS suffer alcohol-related injuries each year 31% OF STUDENTS meet the criteria for a clinical diagnosis of alcohol abuse each year 400.000 INEBRIATED STUDENTS engage in unprotected sex each year 25% OF STUDENTS face academic consequences as a result of alcohol abuse each year 97,000 PEOPLE are sexually assaulted by intoxicated students each year 11% OF STUDENTS damage private property while intoxicated each year 1,825 STUDENTS die from alcohol poisoning each year YOU'RE DAMAGING MORE THAN YOUR LIVER 90% OF CAMPUS RAPES are fueled by drugs or alcohol 31% OF STUDENTS have missed a class due to drug or alcohol abuse 22% OF STUDENTS have failed an exam due to drug or alcohol abuse 159,000: NUMBER OF FRESHMEN WHO WILL DROP OUT EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF DRUG OR ALCOHOL ABUSE Sources http://www.mtsu.edu/healthpro/documents/marijuana use.pdf http://monitoringthefuture.org/pressreleases/prosjuhs.pdf http://www.briancbennett.com/charts/mtf/college/amphetamine.htm http://books.google.com/books? id-TQMRXa4Ja7MC&dq-college-drug-use-survey&lr-&source-gbs,navlinks s http://digitalbullpen.com/20n1/04/29/adderall-or-college-crack-gives-students-a-competitive- edge http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2on/03/3/drinking-and-grades-how-student-alcohol- consumption-affects-gpa.html http://reesenews.org/2on/08/15/the-true-cost-of-drinking/1778 http://baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bng/2012/ 3/19/health headlines lit/?cid-rs http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2012-02-18/health/bs-md-student-drinking-20120216,1 binge- drinking-huguely-college-students/3 Today 20 years ago

A Failing Grade

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