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Conducting school surveys on drug abuse

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • High school students -- Drug use,
  • School children -- Drug use,
  • Drug abuse surveys

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGlobal Assessment Programme on Drug Abuse
    SeriesGlobal Assessment Programme on Drug Abuse toolkit -- module 3
    ContributionsUnited Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. Global Assessment Programme on Drug Abuse
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 95 p. ;
    Number of Pages95
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18164651M
    ISBN 109211481716

    Student Drug & Alcohol Abuse The goal of this course is to provide an overview of student substance abuse and the role of educators in substance abuse prevention. This course is also designed to help staff members identify and respond to general substance abuse issues involving students.   Fun With Numbers: High School Student Drug Use Edition conducting annual surveys of high schoolers since It's a project of the University of Michigan and the National Institute on Drug Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates.

    “Students are likely to initiate prescription drugs and inhalants at the age of 13 years,” says the National Survey on Alcohol and Drug Abuse among Secondary School Students in Kenya. among secondary school students in Guyana based on information collected from a sample of secondary school students from both public and private schools across Guyana. Among the findings were marginal increases in the average age of first time use for tobacco, alcohol, crack and ecstasy when the results are compared with the results.

    Substance Abuse Causes and Consequences. the results aid in conducting morbidity surveys by more methodological approach. The authors review risk and protective factors for drug abuse. Bringing a new approach to covering the basic principles and major topics found in a typical psychopharmacology course, Drug Use, Misuse and Abuse also adds the newest exciting and controversial findings in the study of drug use and abuse. At the core, the text has a strong emphasis on developing scientific literacy and critical thinking in the student/5(7).


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