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Unformatted text preview: individuals but to provide education and rehabilitation
services. Faculty and staff found in violation may be subject to action by their appropriate administrative ofﬁces. II. Health Risks For many people in our society the use of chemicals is a
daily reality. These chemicals include over-the-counter
medications, prescription drugs, and illegal drugs such
as marijuana, cocaine, and LSD. They also include legal
chemicals such as alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine. Many
chemicals have the potential to improve our health and
enrich our lives. Yet many of these chemicals also have
the potential to cause serious health, legal, and economic problems.
Alcohol is a depressant that slows down brain activity.
Like any drug that affects the mind, alcohol has the
potential to be abused. Decision-making abilities can
be impaired by alcohol use, which can cause negative
consequences such as risky sexual behavior. It is
expected that all students and employees respect those
who choose not to drink. Particularly pregnant women
and anyone takin...
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