“Study Drug” Abuse by College Students: What You Need to Know

Approximately 2.5 million Americans are prescribed prescription stimulants such as Adderall or Ritalin to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD is a brain disorder that makes it difficult to concentrate and increases impulsive behavior. Prescription stimulants help to reduce these symptoms. However, many people use these drugs for non-medical purposes and without a prescription, especially college students who buy them from a friend with a prescription.

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Sexual Violence on Campus: What Numbers Can and Can’t Tell Us

Sexual assault on campus has become a hot-button issue. This article looks at the best data regarding sexual violence on campus, including a 2015 study and two larger, previous studies. These three studies vary somewhat in precise numbers, but all three reach the same conclusion—sexual assault exists at high rates on college campuses.

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