Health Risks & Drug Facts

The consumption of drugs and alcohol can have significant negative effects on health. Repeated use of alcohol and drugs can lead to addiction, and cause serious damage to the nervous and circulatory systems, mental disorders, and other health problems.


For more information on the health risks of various types of drug and alcohol abuse, click on the boxes below.

For more information on the College’s Tobacco-Free College Policy and information and resources for quitting smoking, please visit the Tobacco-Free College website.

Tobacco Free College


How are alcohol and drugs affecting me? Take a self-assessment:

image description - a drug self-assessment tool

Check out the Getting Help link to the left, if you would like to meet with a counselor to discuss your findings.