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Substance Abuse

Substance use among college students can result in a range of academic, physical, mental and social problems.  It’s important to recognize symptoms of abuse and seek help.

Warning signs

  • Lack of interest in class and other activities
  • Weight fluctuations
  • A negative change in academic performances
  • Unexplained changes in behavior and personality
  • Withdrawing from friends or acting secretive
  • Mood swings, depression, or irritability


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA) – 1-800-622-HELP (4357)
American Addiction Centers – 1-888-497-6070 or
Nicotine –