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Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

July: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness

July is Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Month. With prescription drug abuse at epidemic levels, this is an ideal time to address some common myths and provide some good information about safe and unsafe use of prescription drugs ...

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June: Marijuana Abuse Awareness Month

As of 2014, marijuana was the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. June is Marijuana Abuse Awareness Month, and it is a good time to think about the risks of ...

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Mental Health Awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental illness is a serious issue that affects about 61.5 million adults, or about 25% of the adult population, in the United States every year ...

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Usual type of alcohol consumed by Indiana college students differs by age

Among Indiana college students who drank alcohol, a much larger percentage of the students under 21 years of age (compared to older students) indicated that liquor was the type of alcohol they usually drink. ...

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Alcohol Awareness

Alcohol is a legal drug and one that has long been accepted and part of our society. Though it is legal for persons ages 21 and above, it is still a drug with the potential for risk and harm. For example, 31% of all traffic-related deaths in the United States are due to alcohol-impaired drivers ...

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