Towson University's Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Prevention Center strives to create an environment conducive to academic success and wellness.
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The ATOD Prevention Center is rooted in the understanding that the campus is a complex community that influences the behavior of students, faculty/staff, and families. As such, we provide information to on-campus services related to substance abuse and prevention for students, faculty/staff, and families as well as educational resources regarding substance use or abuse and prevention.
The ATOD Prevention Center is proud to sponsor and mentor Tigers in Recovery: A collegiate recovery program. This program is designed to support TU students that are in or seeking recovery from substance abuse disorders.
We offer information about services and resources for students, faculty/staff, and parents.
The ATOD Center also offers free educational resources.
Some topics covered include:
As it turns out, energy drinks’ combination of caffeine, vitamins, and herbs not only provide its consumers a kick, but they’ve recently been found to act as a bit of a gateway drug.
While marijuana may have the impression of being a harmless, fun substance, it is still a drug that changes what goes on in the mind, sometimes with significant consequences. The long-term effects on the brain and body can lead to negative outcomes that don’t show until years later.
Alcohol is the intoxicating ingredient that is present in wine, beer, and spirits. It is a depressant, which means that when it reaches the brain, it slows down the body's systems.