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Physical Effects and Consequences of Mind Altering Drugs Used by College Students

Through the 1980s, Americans' attention to the national problem of mind altering drug usage has increased greatly due to heightened awareness by the media, notable celebrities seeking treatment for

chemical dependency, and athletes dying of overdoses. Federal and state governments, as well as industry, have begun to consider initiating mandatory drug testing programs for employees. Alarm continues to grow as the extent of mind altering drug use among American adolescents and young adults is recognized.