Substance Use in College Students

Anxiety Associated with Substance Use in College Students

Substance use is a common coping mechanism among college students as a way to de-stress and connect with others. College students with anxiety disorders are particularly vulnerable to substance use. According to developmental research on substance use among college students, substance use peaks during transitional periods in one’s life where individuals turn to substances to …

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marijuana abuse in young adults

Why is Marijuana Abuse in Young Adults Declining?

Despite changing attitudes towards the drug, the prevalence of cannabis use disorder has decreased over the last decade among frequent users. However, these findings do not suggests that rates of using marijuana have actually declined. Young adults who smoke marijuana are becoming more aware of how they use the substance and its potential consequences and …

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