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Volunteering might prevent substance abuse for female student-athletes

Volunteering might prevent substance abuse for female student-athletesAs substance abuse continues to be a health concern in colleges and universities across the US, a social scientist has found that female student-athletes who volunteer in their communities and engage in helping behaviors are less likely to partake in dangerous alcohol and marijuana use.As substance abuse continues to be a health concern in colleges and universities across the US, a social scientist has found that female student-athletes who volunteer in their communities and engage in helping behaviors are less likely to partake in dangerous alcohol and marijuana use.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/04/170420090228.htm

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