We will be closed on Friday July 3rd 2020 in observance of the Fourth of July. For emergencies please call 903-274-9546.

Call Us: 1-888-201-0242

 

News & Updates

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://datcs.com/

USE OF ILLICIT DRUGS ON THE RISE

Use of illicit drugs, including marijuana, has been rising steadily among college-aged young adults. In addition, non-medical use of stimulants, including Adderall and Ritalin, has more than doubled in the past few years. The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has created a new section on its website featuring the most recent Monitoring the Future (MTF) national survey results on drug use among students enrolled full time in a 2- or 4-year college as well as young people of the same age group not attending college. It also includes links of interest to parents, educators, dorm supervisors, counselors, clinicians and researchers who work with this age group. Additional resources include infographics, statistics and trends, treatment guides, information about careers in addiction science as well as related videos, publications, articles, and other relevant materials.


For more information on NIDA’s College-Age and Young Adults web page, go to:


http://www.drugabuse.gov/related-topics/college-age-young-adults


For more information on the MTF Survey among College-Aged and Young Adults, go to: http://ns.umich.edu/new/releases/22362-college-students-use-of-marijuana-on-the-rise-some-drugs-declining and http://monitoringthefuture.org//pubs/monographs/mtf-vol2_2013.pdf

 
DATCS: WICHITA FALLS, TX - DOT COMPLIANCE TESTING
ER Visits for Synthetic Marijuana Rising

Related Posts

wbenc logo

Drug & Alcohol Testing Compliance Services, Drug Testing, Longview, TX

Share This Page: