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Adderall Epidemic On College Campus

Adderall is an amphetamine to treat either ADHD or narcolepsy. When used as prescribed, this drug provides increased wakefulness, mild euphoria, and improved cognitive control. Unfortunately, this last effect Adderall has become the drug of choice for “academic doping” in college. Both anecdotal evidence and clinical trials have shown that the increase in cognitive control… Continue Reading

College Violence: Students On Campus Are Under Attack

College campuses should be a safe environment where students come together to share ideas as well as learn. But, unfortunately, higher learning institutions are not exempt from violence. Horrific acts like those of mass shootings do bring the subject of violence on campuses to the forefront. However, it is not just guns that are a… Continue Reading

Guide: How To Set Up College Recovery Programs

Successful college recovery programs require the following assets to fully support students during their recovery, according to the 2015 Collegiate Recovery Asset Survey. Although people in recovery learn to manage various mental and emotional problems, college students have additional stress. Getting Started Critical to implementing college recovery programs is the ability of the college to… Continue Reading

8 Signs and Symptoms Of Alcohol Poisoning

Alcohol poisoning is a serious medical emergency requiring immediate stabilization of the individual to prevent permanent damage or death. If you encounter a person who exhibits one or more signs or symptoms, call 911 immediately. Stay with the person until professional medical help arrives on the scene. Get the person to the emergency room as… Continue Reading

Molly – Rave Club Drug – Never Pure MDMA, Not Even Close

“Molly” is the most widely used slang term for the club drug methylenedioxy-methamphetamine (MDMA). It was initially created in 1912 by a chemist at the pharmaceutical company Merck. MDMA saw its first applications by a small set of psychotherapists in the late 70s and early 80s.a By 1985, the drug received a Schedule I classification… Continue Reading