Alchola and Tobacco and Other Drugs in College

Colleges across the globe all deal with the problem of drugs and alcohol use among college students. There are always stories relating to college students and tragedies that happen as a result of drug and alcohol use. Colleges and universities have taken precautions to try and limit the amount of drug and alcohol uses as well as the disasters that occur after drugs and alcohol have been consumed. While many do not believe that drugs and alcohol are a problem among college campuses, most statistics prove otherwise. In this paper, the topics discussed will enable individuals in receiving the help needed to prevent drug and alcohol abuse.

Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs in College
Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs on college campuses has been noted to have several problems that can occur as a result of alcohol and drug abuse. Three thousand college students will eventually die of alcohol related causes such as drunken driving accidents, cirrhosis of the liver, various cancers and heart disease. Even through these facts have been proven, they seem to be ignored by students.
College students drinking behavior can get out of control at times. I have noticed it makes people more susceptible to act stupidly. I am not disapproving drinking because I admit I drink myself, and yes I have done stupid things myself. But at the time it does not seem to matter how stupid one acts because everyone is drunk. However, things can get violent and ignorant.
Two national surveys conducted in 1999 and 2002 (Goldman, Boyd and Faden, 1999 and 2002) asked students about their experiences with alcohol in the previous year. Using their responses and data on the numbers of college students in the United States defining during those years we estimated the annual numbers of college students 18-24 who drive under the influence of alcohol, were injured because of drinking, and experienced other alcohol-related problems.
Binge Drinking
Binge drinking, commonly defined as...