Rates for marijuana-related admissions were similar for both groups—31 percent of student admissions, and 30 percent for nonstudents. However, rates of admissions related to heroin, other opiates, cocaine, and methamphetamine use were all lower among college students than nonstudents.
SAMHSA Administrator Pamela Hyde, J.D., pointed out that “This report confirms the pervasive and potentially devastating role that alcohol plays on far too many college campuses.”
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