In this series, The Mentor goes in-depth behind Manhattan High substance use — both legal and illegal.
Illegal substances used in places of low supervision
*Names and identifying details have been changed to protect the identity and privacy of individual students While most people assume that using illegal substances is enough to create the high that individuals crave, the place one goes to use an illegal substance can create a high all on its own. Whether it’s in the school bathrooms or at a friend’s house, students who participate ...
Student drug use experiences, reasons vary
*Names and identifying details have been changed to protect the identity and privacy of individual students Kaitlin Clark Print Editor-in-Chief From ecstatic highs to crushing lows, the impact illegal substances have on young users can vary greatly. Additionally, reasons for initial use vary from person to person, and while television shows and movies often portray firs...