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ERIC Number: ED192214
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Drug Use and Abuse in the Memphis-Shelby County School System; Hearings Before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, House of Representatives, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session (January 17-18, 1980).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.
This document contains transcripts of the hearings before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control in January 1980. The testimony of individuals from Memphis, Tennessee is provided, including representatives of the press, school system, student populations, police department, and several mental health clinics. The statements focus on the issues of: (1) drug use and abuse in the Shelby County school system; (2) the development and implementation of a model alcohol/drug abuse preventive education program in the schools; (3) the role of juvenile courts in substance abuse programs; and (4) student attitudes toward drug usage among their peers. The appendices include detailed descriptions of the activities of the Memphis City Schools Mental Health Center Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program. (HLM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House.
Identifiers: Tennessee (Memphis)