Substance Use Packages
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21.9% of UM students have never used alcohol*
61.5% of UM students have never used marijuana*
"Everyone drinks at university". This is false. However, a high perceived use might lead to students using substances when they are not comfortable.
Harm reduction aims to reduce the risks associated with substance use. Harm reduction is person-focused and works with individuals to find options and approaches that work for them without judgement. Some examples include: alcohol guidelines, take home naloxone kits, not using, and safe needle disposal.
Adapted from healthlinksBC.ca
*2019 Spring NCHA data