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Alcohol and Other Drugs

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Prescription Drugs

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Purdue Data

Student Survey Data from Spring 2009

State and National Data

National Survey on Drug Use and Health – 2012
Measures the prevalence of drug and alcohol use among household members ages 12 and older

Non-medical Use of Prescription Stimulants among US College Students
Survey highlighting use of prescription stimulants among college students

Prescription Drug Misuse
Discusses addressing prescription drug misuse from a public health standpoint

State Epidemiological Profile
The consumption and consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and drugs in Indiana

Substance Abuse in Indiana 2012
A quick summary of prescription drugs use in Indiana. Click here to see the full report.

Fact Sheets

Commonly Abused Drugs

NIDA Infofacts – Prescription Medications

Prescription Drug Abuse Chart

Prescription Medications

Other Resource Materials

Adderall Poster

Indiana Prevention Resource Center Adderall Brochure
Explains the prevalence and effects of Adderall

INSPECT: Indiana’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program
Explains Indiana’s prescription drug monitoring program

Office of National Drug Control Policy Media Campaigns
Describes the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign

Prescription Drug Abuse is a Growing Problem in Indiana
Describes prescription drug abuse in Indiana

Special Report: Adderall: Abusing the Brain Drug
Describes Adderall health concerns

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Information, research and statistics on drugs of abuse



Adderall Abuse on Campus
Consequences of selling and obtaining Adderall illegally

Nonmedical Use of Adderall among Full-Time College Students
Statistics of Adderall use

Prescription Drugs: Abuse and Addiction
Examines the non-medical use of prescription drugs

Examines the non-medical use of anabolic steroids

Stimulant Medications: Appropriate Use and Risks of Misuse
Describes proper use of and risks of stimulant medications


Alcohol and Other Drug Policy Guide
Lists Purdue’s policies regarding alcohol and other drugs

Indiana Code on Offenses Relating to Controlled Substances
Lists Indiana’s controlled substances policies

Office of National Drug Control Policy
Drug policies in the United States


How to Dispose of Unused Medicines
Tips on correctly disposing of unused prescription medications

Prevent Prescription Drug Abuse
Learn about prescription drug abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse and Addiction
Information on the types of prescription drugs of abuse

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