SubstanceAbuseinHigherEducation

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Unformatted text preview: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admi nistration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Substance Abuse Prevention in Higher Education Karol L. Kumpfer, Ph.D. Director, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention 12th Annual National Meeting on Alcohol, Other Drug, and Violence Prevention in Higher Education Washington, DC October 15, 1998 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admi nistration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention CSAP Discretionary Grant Funds and Illicit Drug Use 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 199019911992 199319941995199619971998 Fiscal Year Dollars in Millions 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 Regular 30-Day Drug Use by Youth (12-17 Years) Illicit Drug Use CSAP Funding 2 Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admi nistration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Prevention Funding Is A Sound Investment 0.0 5.0 10.0 15.0 20.0 25.0 30.0 35.0 40.0 45.0 1987198819891990199119921993199419951996 Fiscal Year % 12th Graders Using Past Year $0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $1,000 Prevention Appropriation (Hundreds of Thousands of $) 12th Graders Using Drugs Prevention Appropriation Budget: Drug Free Schools Program and Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Sources: Monitoring the Future Study, 1995, NCADI Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admi nistration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Source: 1997 National Household Survey (DHHS) Increases In Substance Abuse in Adolescents (30-Day Use of Illicit Drugs) 27% Increase in Illicit Drug Use in 12 to 17 Year Olds 73% Increase in Illicit Drug Use in 12 to 13 Year Olds 32% Increase in Marijuana Use in 12 to 17 Year Olds 33% Increase in Cigarette Use in 12 to 13 Year Olds Highest Rates in New Cocaine Users in Youth Highest Incidence Rate in Heroin Use in Youth Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admi nistration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Perceived Risk and Past Month Use of Marijuana Among Youth Age 12-17: 1985-1997 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 1 9 8 5 1 9 8 6 1 9 8 7 1 9 8 8 1 9 8 9 1 9 9 1 9 9 1 1 9 9 2 1 9 9 3 1 9 9 4 1 9 9 5 1 9 9 6 1 9 9 7 Percent of Youths Perceived Great Risk in Using Marijuana Once a Month Used Marijuana Once a Month Source: 1997 National Household Survey (DHHS) Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admi nistration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Need for Prevention of Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Colleges and Universities Drug Abuse Has Been Going Up in Americas Youth for Past Seven Years National Household Survey Data for 1996-1997 Shows Very Large Increases Increased Drug and Alcohol Use in College-Age Youth Binge Drinking Deaths on College Campuses Increased Crime and Violence, Date Rapes, and Deaths Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Admi nistration Center for Substance Abuse Prevention 30-Day Prevalence: Alcohol and Other Drugs College Students Using Drugs At Least Once Within 30 Days: Alcohol 69.7% Tobacco 34.2% Marijuana 18.6% Other Drugs 3.1% Source: 1996 Core Alcohol and Drug Survey Substance Abuse and...
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