What Student-Athletes Need to Know About Marijuana

The NCAA Sport Science Institute has developed a scripted PowerPoint presentation template to help member schools educate student-athletes about the facts and issues surrounding marijuana use. While the great majority of student-athletes...

Prescribing a New Tactic

There’s a good chance you never considered painkiller use to be an epidemic, but there is another side to their use: the easy introduction to their potent high through initial prescriptions; ready access to more pills through black markets; and eventually, a pathway to dangerous street drugs.

2019-20 NCAA Banned Substances

Download: 2019-20 NCAA Banned Substances (pdf) It is the student-athlete’s responsibility to check with the appropriate or designated athletics staff before using any substance. The NCAA bans the following drug classes. Stimulants...

Mind, Body and Sport: Substance use and abuse

By Brian Hainline, Lydia Bell and Mary Wilfert The prevalence of mood-altering substances on campus – alcohol, marijuana, narcotics, stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens – has been tracked by campus prevention professionals for decades,...

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