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Alcohol Abuse among College Students Salt Lake City UT

When peer pressure or influence is added to the equation, when it is disregarded that drinking alcohol temporarily removes a person from his or her problems, when ignoring the belief or perception that drinking alcohol makes it easier to socialize with potential dating or sexual partners, when it is so acceptable to engage in activities that emphasize the drinking of alcohol.

Cornerstone Counseling Center
(801) 355-2846
660 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Intermountain
(801) 268-4454
3809 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 268-4454
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Positive Adjustments Corporation
(801) 466-4484
2995 SW Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Project Reality
(801) 364-8080
150 East 700 South Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
Russian, Spanish

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Criminal Justice Services
(801) 799-8471
145 East 1300 South Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Volunteers of America/Utah
(801) 363-9400
252 West Brooklyn Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 363-9400x0
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)

Data Provided by:
Odyssey House Inc
(801) 322-4257
344 East 100 South Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 898-6411
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Discovery House Utah
(801) 596-2111
449 East 2100 South Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 596-2111
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Bosnian, Italian, Navajo, Russian, Spanish, Tongan

Data Provided by:
Asian Association of Utah
(801) 467-6060
1588 South Major Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tongan, Vietnamese

Data Provided by:
Odyssey House Inc
(801) 322-1001
1805 West Kimberly Circle
Salt Lake City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Alcohol Abuse among College Students

What is the root cause to make most of the college students to abuse alcohol? The answers are probably many, but the easy answer is this: Because they can.Abusing Alcohol is Simple

When there are so few immediate consequences for excessive drinking, when repeat offenders are not disciplined, when parents are not notified about their children’s drinking activities, when students get mixed messages from the college administration about alcohol, when students have seen their parents drinking alcohol in an irresponsible manner, when students are not informed about the long-tern negative consequences of alcohol abuse, when there are few alcohol-free social and recreational activities that are attractive to students, when minors or intoxicated students are served alcoholic beverages by the local drinking establishments, and when the drinking activities in the sororities and fraternities are not monitored—drinking and excessive drinking become so very easy.

What Draws Students to Abuse Alcohol?

When peer pressure or influence is added to the equation, when it is disregarded that drinking alcohol temporarily removes a person from his or her problems, when ignoring the belief or perception that drinking alcohol makes it easier to socialize with potential dating or sexual partners, when it is so acceptable to engage in activities that emphasize the drinking of alcohol, when the “good feelings” or the “fun” of getting an alcohol high or buzz are ...

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