New Study Details Prevalence of Heavy Alcohol Use

January 13, 2020

Excessive student drinking remains a major problem on college campuses, and it can result in disastrous consequences including academic failure, sexual assault, and death.

According to a study released in August 2019 by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:

graphic with binge drinking stats

Colleges and universities seeking to curb alcohol misuse among students should learn more about the Alcohol Awareness and Prevention Learning Program available from Canopy Programs. It emphasizes a harm-reduction approach that teaches students who choose to drink ways to use alcohol responsibly.

Canopy Programs Resources
Alcohol and Drug Awareness Learning Program

Additional Resources
Key Substance use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results From the 2018 National Survey on Drug use and Health