Adolescents are most likely to begin abusing alcohol as well as illegal and prescription drugs which can be dangerous and lead to lifetime damage.
Witnessing or experiencing death, destruction, torture, and continuous threats to one’s life can potentially lead to mental health problems.
A guide to seeking help and assistance for college students in and around Santa Barbara who are struggling with addiction and mental health issues.
In Santa Barbara County and Ventura County, prescription opioids are the leading cause of drug abuse deaths.
Addiction, substance abuse, and adverse mental health rates are higher in the LGBTQ community than in the heterosexual and cisgender population.