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College Athletes and Alcohol and Other Drug Use

Publication date: 
1997; revised 2002; latest update 2008
Author(s): 
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention
Project Name: 
Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention

Although alcohol and other drug (AOD) use is antithetical to the aims of college athletics, the "culture of drinking" on campus is often attributed to peer groups such as college athletes. This Infofacts/Resources outlines the prevalence of AOD use among college athletes and related consequences and offers effective prevention strategies.

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Published by: Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse and Violence Prevention
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