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ERIC Number: ED047989
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 77
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Drug Abuse; A Reference for Teachers. Revised.
Burcat, William
Current information and advice on the seriousness of drug problems are contained in this revised edition published by the New Jersey Department of Education. As a reference booklet for teachers, it provides factual information on drugs, adolescent drug users, and effects of drug addiction. To give an understanding of the drug problem, the following topics are covered: historical background and drug related legislation; the extent of drug abuse throughout the country; habituation and dependence on drugs; drugs commonly abused; the roots of drug abuse; suspicion and recognition of drug users through general and specific symptoms; social effects of continued drug use; treatment and rehabilitation programs; and the role of the school. Appendices include a bibliography of books, pamphlets, films, information sources, and a glossary of terms and slang names for drugs. (BL)
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Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction.