ERIC Number: ED307530
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Oct
Drug Traffic and Abuse in Schools: NSSC Resource Paper.
National School Safety Center, Sacramento, CA.
Drug abuse in schools, and to a lesser extent, alcohol and tobacco abuse, are the topics of this report. Discussions are provided in these areas: (1) prevalence of drug abuse; (2) student attitudes and beliefs; (3) drug laws and school rules; (4) student searches and drug testing; (5) drug epidemic reaching the very young; (6) tobacco abuse; (7) alcohol abuse; (8) marijuana abuse; (9) related problems of truancy, crime, and violence; (10) the war against drugs; and (11) drug abuse prevention and intervention strategies. These discussions include statistics and focus on recent developments. Five successful drug and alcohol prevention programs are profiled. Additional drug and alcohol abuse prevention and information resources are listed which include written information, toll-free numbers, and national organizations and contacts. Excerpts from the 1988 Gallup poll of the public's attitudes toward the public schools and other newspaper articles are included. (ABL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquent Prevention (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National School Safety Center, Sacramento, CA.
Note: For earlier version, see ED 271 666.