The rates of substance abuse among college students in the United States have risen significantly over the last 2 decades. Drugs such as alcohol, marijuana, prescription pills, and others are becoming more popular on campuses around the country, impacting students' education, causing addiction, and leading to long-term health problems.
As the worldwide refugee population has steadily increased over the past decade, mental health concerns among refugees have become more prevalent. In the United States, adolescent refugees face higher rates of mental illness in comparison to non-refugee adolescents
On any given day, the U.S. holds approximately 40,000 people in immigrant detention centers. Many of these detainees experience poor living conditions including inadequate health care and abuse.