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How to party smart this fall

After a busy start to the semester and an unpredictable year, some may want to let loose or throw parties. Here are some things to keep in mind if you choose to drink or use other substances.

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Drugs laced with fentanyl in Boulder: Tips to stay safe

In honor of Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31, here are some tips to help keep yourself and your friends safe.

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9 things to know about marijuana

Whether it's your first time or you're a frequent user, here are some things to consider if you choose to use marijuana.

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5 things everyone should know about vaping

While vaping can serve as an alternative to cigarette smoking, it still poses inherent risks, especially for young adults. If you choose to vape, here are 5 things you should know.

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Let's be blunt: 6 things to consider when using marijuana

Marijuana and its active components, THC and CBD, exist in many forms and strengths and can affect people differently. Whether it’s your first time or you’re a frequent user, here are some things to consider if you choose to use:

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Thinking of quitting? How to nix the nicotine

Choosing to quit using tobacco is beneficial to your physical and mental health. It takes time and energy, so being prepared and learning what works and what doesn’t can help ensure your success.

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Let's talk about recovery and support

There are many reasons someone may enter recovery or identify as being in recovery. Let's dive into what recovery is and how we can be supportive of those living a life in recovery.

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Let's talk about Rx use: Recognizing and reversing an overdose

The misuse of and addiction to opioids is a national crisis. Knowing how to prevent and recognize an overdose, and how to respond to it, may save a life. Here's what you need to know.

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Let's talk about Rx drug use: What is an opioid?

There are many reasons why someone may take a prescription medication. We know that these prescriptions are only safe when taken as directed by a medical professional for a specific health purpose, but for those who still choose to use outside of these conditions* there are some things to be...

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Is substance use affecting your relationships?

Making connections with others is an important part of the university experience. Drinking alcohol or using other drugs are sometimes seen as a vehicle for socializing*.