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Drug prevention and schools.

Drug prevention and schools.

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Published by Department for Education in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Narcotics -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCircular -- no.4/95
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Department for Education and Employment.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18538402M

    D.A.R.E. America / International Postpones International Training Conference. D.A.R.E. communities, schools, and families throughout America and the world continue to cope with a multitude of challenges regarding shelter-at-home orders, travel restrictions, and social distancing requirements necessitated by the current COVID health crisis. The goal of drug prevention programs is to educate elementary students about the physical, psychological and social dangers of drug and alcohol use and abuse. Some programs aim to alter the behaviors that may result in abuse later in life.

    Teen Drug Abuse Prevention Through Knowledge. Teens are at a unique stage in life, facing many challenges as they navigate a sea of pressures from peers, coworkers and others, all while looking forward to a life after high school. We want them to face these changes with hope, not trapped in a life of drug abuse or addiction. National Institute on Drug Abuse. SAYING NO: DRUG ABUSE PREVENTION IDEAS FOR THE CLASSROOM. ED Tarlov, Alvin R., and Rebecca W. Rimel. "Drug Abuse Prevention--The Sponsoring Foundations' Perspective." JOURNAL OF SCHOOL HEALTH 56 (): Towers, Richard L. HOW SCHOOLS CAN HELP COMBAT STUDENT DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE.

    The Principles for School Drug Education - produced by the Commonwealth, provides a framework of core concepts and values for effective drug education practice in schools. The principles draw on drug-prevention research that focuses on effective drug education programs and the critical components for . The Francis Howell drug prevention page is a resource for students, parents, teachers and community partners to help reduce the use of drugs in and outside of school. This page is intended to provide you with valuable information and resources for drug prevention.


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