Alcohol is the most commonly used drug. If you make careless decisions regarding alcohol, you may be faced with serious consequences – including possible jail time, suspension of your driver's license, injury, or even death.
In 2015, The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) reported:
- Each year, more than 600,000 students between the ages of 18 and 24 are assaulted by another student who has been drinking.
- 95% of all violent crime on college campuses involves the use of alcohol by the assailant, victim or both.
- 90% of acquaintance rape and sexual assault on college campuses involves the use of alcohol by the assailant, victim or both.
Further, in 2015 the National Institute of Health (NIH) reported:
- Around 25% of college students report academic consequences of their drinking
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National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD)
- Or call: 1-(800)-NCA-CALL.
AA: San Francisco & Marin Counties
AA: San Mateo County
AA: Santa Clara County
Al-Anon Family Groups
Or call: 1-(888)-4AL-ANON
[Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday-Friday]
NIH National Institute of Alcohol and Abuse and Alcoholism