Alcohol and Marijuana

There is a lot of hype around substance use on college campuses. Alcohol and marijuana are the top two substances of choice among college students, with almost 50% of college students (18-22 years old) reporting drinking alcohol in the past month and 39% reporting marijuana use. While yes, you are doing your brain a favor by not drinking alcohol and marijuana, the reality is that, at some point, you may end up trying either alcohol, marijuana, or both. What do you need to know to make safe decisions? You need to know the facts!

What you need to know:

Taking a moment to pause and consider how going to happy hour, having a night out with friends, or smoking before/after class can impact your life in the present and in the future can potentially help you live a happier and more successful life. If you’re struggling with your alcohol or marijuana use, reach out to someone or text the Crisis Text Line (text HOME to 741741).

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