Substance misuse and abuse is a major issue on college campuses nationwide. The culture around use of addictive substances and the availability of it has resulted in a range of harmful academic, health, and social consequences that are felt not only by the abusers but by friends and family members too.
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During the Spring 2021 implementation of the American College Health Association - National College Health Assessment III (ACHA-NCHA III) we found the following regarding Stanislaus State students’ behaviors:
- 33.6% of students have never used alcohol.
- Of the students who reported using alcohol, 85.3% of students reported consuming 4 or fewer drinks the last time they "partied" or socialized.
- 76.2% of students have never used tobacco or nicotine products (cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vape products, water pipe, hookah, etc.).
- 64.0% of students have never used cannabis (marijuana, weed, edibles, vaped cannabis, etc.).
Updated: August 09, 2023