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Drug Safety


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1 College Senior

Drug Safety: People do drugs and are basically allowed to.

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2 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: Rich Kids = Aderall nation

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1 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Seen or heard of people doing cocaine and smoking marijuana. Plus theres places to drink every day of the week. A definite textbook party school.

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3 College Sophomore

Drug Safety: I mean it's a party school. If your plan is to not drink ever at all then you have to come to terms with the fact that there isn't a whole lot to do in Oxford. We're surrounded by cornfields for miles we drink to kill the boredom.

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2 College Freshman

Drug Safety: A lot of students choose to use drugs, ESPECIALLY ALCOHOL. Almost every student goes out almost every weekend.

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As with any other college campus, Miami University does have a drug scene. However, because the school is so big, it is easy to avoid it if it isn’t something you are interested in. Marijuana is the most prevalent drug on campus, but cocaine usage is also common among certain Greek houses. However, the students who use cocaine usually keep it hidden and don't do it that often.

The entire drug scene here is mainly done behind closed doors, except for the Miami students’ current addiction to Adderall. It is very common for a Miami student to purchase Adderall or Concerta from a friend who has a prescription for it. This drug is used on campus as a study aid rather than to go out with. However, when it comes to the drug scene, the most popular choice at Miami has always been and will always be alcohol.

Facts & Statistics

Alcohol-Related Referrals
Alcohol-Related Arrests
Drug-Related Referrals
Drug-Related Arrests
Most Popular Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
Drug Counseling Programs
Student Counseling Service
195 Health Services Center
(513) 529-4634
Drug and alcohol assessments, group treatment, on-campus AA meetings, suboxone treatment

Student Polls

Name the most popular drugs on campus.    Based on 140 responses

  • 33% Alcohol
  • 29% Marijuana
  • 22% Prescription "study drugs" (Adderall, Ritalin)
  • 7% Cocaine
  • 3% Other prescription drugs (barbiturates, Valium, Xanax)
  • 2% Ecstasy
  • 2% Prescription painkillers (Vicodin, OxyContin)
  • 2% None
  • 1% Psychedelics (LSD, mushrooms)
  • 1% Heroin
  • 1% Methamphetamine
  • 0% Steroids

How would you describe the drug scene on campus (not including alcohol)?    Based on 138 responses

  • 1% Drugs are not used on campus. Seriously.
  • 39% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 41% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 12% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 6% Very noticeable. Most students take part.

How would you describe the social drinking scene on campus?    Based on 136 responses

  • 1% Students don't drink on campus. Seriously.
  • 4% Barely noticeable. Very few students take part.
  • 10% Somewhat noticeable. Less than half of students take part.
  • 32% Pretty noticeable. Many students take part.
  • 53% Very noticeable. Most students take part.

How much access do underage students have to alcohol?    Based on 137 responses

  • 1% Very limited.
  • 10% Somewhat limited.
  • 47% Somewhat abundant.
  • 42% Practically unlimited.

How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?    Based on 137 responses

  • 22% You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
  • 47% Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
  • 28% You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
  • 3% If you don't partake, you're left out.
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