Unmasking the Truths About Alcohol and Drugs
When you choose to pursue college, you are presented with a number of choices along your journey. Among them, the topics of alcohol and other drugs present themselves in situations where they might not have previously. There are times you will be in an environment where you will find plenty of alcohol, such as at parties or social gatherings, and you might still be under 21.
There are chances that drugs will present themselves as well. From prescription medications to recreational substances, each warrants careful consideration. By understanding the diverse effects and purposes of different drugs, college students can make informed decisions that align with their individual circumstances.
Education becomes a powerful ally in this journey. Real answers for college students mean access to comprehensive, unbiased information. Empowered with knowledge, students can navigate their choices responsibly, fostering a culture that promotes moderation and well-informed decisions.
As college students navigate the intricate landscape of higher education, breaking down barriers surrounding alcohol and other drugs is essential. By unraveling myths and misconceptions, we empower students to make informed choices, reduce stigma, and contribute to a healthier, more understanding college community.
In Bobby Gordon’s “Drugs & Alcohol: Informed Decisions & Real Talk” learn how to make the best decisions when it comes to alcohol and other drugs.
DRUGS & ALCOHOL: INFORMED DECISIONS & REAL TALK by Bobby Gordon
Drug and alcohol abuse remains a persistent issue on college campuses. Students are coping with higher levels of stress as some turn to drugs and alcohol as a coping mechanism. New students are balancing the pressure from peers to fit in with a general curiosity with their newfound independence, and with a rise in Fentanyl-laced drugs.
Risky drug abuse and unintended deaths due to opioids, Fentanyl-laced drugs, prescriptions, and other drugs have increased since the COVID-19 pandemic and increasingly present risks and negative consequences for students and the campus community.
Despite best intentions by campus administrators, drug education and prevention programs are often overshadowed by a focus on alcohol-only education. Bobby challenges perceptions and clarifies myths and facts across a spectrum of drugs beyond alcohol including opioids, Fentanyl, NARCAN/Naloxone, cocaine, ecstasy/molly, predatory drugs, study drugs, and prescription drug abuse. Instead of lecturing with technical medical information or using scare-tactics, Bobby incorporates real-world scenarios, facts and culturally relevant media to help students challenge their perceptions and make informed decisions.