College

Drugs and alcohol are prevalent in a college environment:
  • 80% of students drink alcohol
  • 40% engage in binge drinking
  • 20% meet the symptoms of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD)
Learn how to safeguard yourself against drugs and alcohol.
Personal Stories

Stories of Transformation: Atticus A.

Sobriety Date: March 23, 2020 Discovering himself College Student Dependable friend Music artist Mountainside Treatment Center · Atticus A. Transcript Atticus described substance use as a roller coaster. Each time […]
Blog

What is a BORG? Harm Reduction Strategy or Binge-Drinking Disguised?

The viral TikTok trend - BORGs - is being called a "hangover-proof" drink by teens. But there's a catch. Here's everything you need to know.
Drug Addiction

Marijuana Use Rises Among College Students While Alcohol Consumption Decreases

Dangerous COVID-19 trend shows college students are turning to marijuana to cope with anxiety and social isolation and drinking less alcohol.
Education

College Students & Alcohol Abuse

It's no secret that college students drink alcohol, but just how much are they drinking? Get the facts about college students and alcohol abuse.
Recovery

3 Sober Spring Break Trips You Will Actually Want to Go On

For college students in recovery, spring break is a particularly challenging time. Here's tips on how to have an amazing, sober spring break.
Teens

What Parents Need to Know About Teens and Opioids

Opioid overdoses occur regardless of age. Learn how to recognize the signs of addiction and how to communicate with your teens about the dangers of drug abuse.
Education

Drinking to Get Drunk

Binge drinking is very popular on college campuses. Find out why people drink to get drunk and how to build healthy habits in college.
Teens

How the Pressure to Succeed Is Putting America’s Youth at Risk

A recent study found that teens from wealthier backgrounds are more likely to turn to drugs and alcohol. Learn how class status and addiction are linked.
Teens

How to Succeed in College After Adderall Treatment

Adderall is a commonly misused stimulant that causes many college students to become addicted. Use these tips to acheive and maintain sobriety in school.
Trending

Study: 17% of College Students Misuse ADHD Drugs

According to a recent study by researchers at the University of South Carolina, 1 in 6 college students – or 17 percent – misuse Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) drugs like Ritalin, Vyvanse, and Adderall.