While alcohol and drug use have received great attention throughout college campuses, it seems that there exists very few resources for students to gain awareness of this rising trend, and further find support where it is needed. As a result, Turning Point has conducted comprehensive research to assess just how detrimental college addiction is, and how recovery and education can still be achieved simultaneously, with the proper attention and treatment.

The following infographic concentrates on the recent rise of college drug use since the 90s, and further measured its consequences throughout campuses nationwide. While we ultimately found that this younger population is in fact the age group most affected by substance abuse, afflicting more young men than women, both academically and medically, we also found a glimpse of hope.

Facing The Facts: The Ritualization of College Substance Abuse

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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