Indiana University Bloomington

Indiana Prevention Resource Center (IPRC)

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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E-Cigarettes, a Delivery System for Unknown Drugs

In December, a student at the Indiana University Purdue University campus reported being incapacitated and sexually assaulted after smoking an e-cigarette. The student reported that the e-cigarette contained an unknown substance. ...

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Gambling is all fun and games, until…

Gambling is not all fun and games for many.  Once they start to borrow money; lie about how much money they gamble and how often they gamble, steal and cause hurt friends and family—problem gambling has replaced the fun. ...

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