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Drug Safety

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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: you hear about all the dealers. it isnt a secret.

College Freshman

Drug Safety: I don't do it, nor would I.

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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: for the most part the RA and security keep that under wraps the best they can. it is a catholic college after all.

4 College Junior

Drug Safety: fairly good, less drugs in campus, prohibited drinking in residence hall

1 College Freshman

Drug Safety: The drug scene at our school is not really present

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A crack dealer wanders up to you as you walk to your car. Students giggle as you pass by them because they are under the influence of LSD. The smell of marijuana lingers like a cloud over the entire campus. Sound familiar? Not if you're at La Roche. The College has a very low-profile drug scene, and while some students say they smoke pot, it's rarely done on campus. And on the rare occasion they do smoke on campus, it's usually in an obscure place at night without any lighting, such as behind a building or under a bush. Alcohol is much more prevalent at La Roche, and it's rare to hear of students here getting caught doing drugs.

So, if it's a crack deal you're looking for, La Roche probably isn't the place for you. Sure, there are people who do drugs at La Roche, but there are people who do drugs everywhere. Since La Roche is secluded from the city and is a pretty private place, chances are if you are on campus, you are a student. There is no mix of city bums with students to dirty up the campus with drugs. The majority of students here seems to lead drug-free lives, making the drug scene the least of college officials' worries.

Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
34
Alcohol-Related Arrests
5
Drug-Related Referrals
2
Drug-Related Arrests
0
Most Popular Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
Drug Counseling Programs
La Roche College Counseling Services
Bold Hall 261
Pittsburgh
(412) 536-1051
Counseling, support groups, workshops

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 14 responses

  • 35% Alcohol
  • 30% Marijuana
  • 20% None
  • 10% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 5% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 0% Cocaine
  • 0% Ecstasy
  • 0% Heroin
  • 0% Methamphetamine
  • 0% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)
  • 0% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)
  • 0% Steroids

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 15 responses

  • 20% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.
  • 53% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 27% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 0% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 0% Very noticeable. Most students take part.

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 15 responses

  • 13% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.
  • 20% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 40% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 27% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 0% Very noticeable. Most students take part.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 15 responses

  • 20% Very limited.
  • 33% Somewhat limited.
  • 33% Somewhat abundant.
  • 13% Practically unlimited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 15 responses

  • 40% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
  • 60% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 0% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 0% If you don't partake, you're left out.
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