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 2016 implementation of the American College Health Association - National College Health Assessment II (ACHA-NCHA II) we found the following regarding Stanislaus State students’ behaviors:
- 29.6% of students have never used alcohol.
- Of the students who reported alcohol use, 92.8% use a designated driver.
- 76.2% of students reported consuming 4 or fewer drinks the last time they “partied” or socialized.
- 81.2% of students reported eating before and/or during drinking.
- 83.6% of students have never used cigarettes.
- 76.8% of students have never used tobacco from a water pipe (hookah).
- 72.3% of students have never used marijuana.
Updated: September 29, 2022