ERIC Number: ED245161
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Youth Drug Abuse in New York. Hearing before the Subcommitte of the Committee on Appropriations. United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session. Special Hearing: Congressional Witnesses, Nondepartmental Witnesses.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
This document contains Congressional and nondepartmental witness testimony from the Congressional hearing on youth drug abuse in New York. Opening statements are presented on the incidence of drug use in America, the role of the federal government, the impact of drugs on youth, foreign country production of illegal drugs, funding to fight illegal drug traffic, funding for educational programs, public involvement, service needs, and drugs on the job. A student panel from Phoenix House Foundation presents testimony on personal experiences with drug abuse. Congressional witnesses, Representatives Rangel and Gilman, present the findings of the Select Committee on Narcotic Abuse and Control and the results of a fact-finding mission to Latin America and Jamaica in August 1983. Nondepartmental witness testimony is given by representatives of the New York City (NYC) Police Department, the New York State Division of Substance Abuse Services, the Rome (New York) Police Department, the Office of Substance Abuse Ministry, ACTION, the New York State Association of School-Based Prevention Professionals, and the New York City Coalition of School-Based Drug Prevention and Education Programs. Topics covered include drug use in schools, smoke shops, agency activities, law enforcment, education and prevention programs, and funding needs. (BL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Appropriations.
Identifiers: Congress 98th; New York
Note: Some pages may be marginally legible because of small print.