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Alcohol and substance abuse is a serious problem on college campuses in 2010, 22 percent of college students admitted to using illicit drugs, and 633 percent of college students identified as heavy drinkers, according to the results from the 2011 national survey on drug use and health: summary of national findings. Carrie oser share this page: and service utilization among african american drug using and non-drug using women across journal of substance abuse treatment. The african-american community has a statistically higher percentage of substance abuse than the general population the following are some of the reasons for the high rate of addiction in african americans: the inferiority complex resulting from the poverty of the urban areas that many african americans inhabit the high concentration of drug.
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Limited attention to ethnicity in research on substance abuse and women has resulted in assumptions that may not fit the experience of women of color this study employed a combined quantitative and qualitative design to investigate substance abuse in african american women ages 21 to 48. In the area of substance abuse dr stahler has been particularly reintegration of substance abusing african-american college of liberal arts.
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