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ERIC Number: EJ1162570
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
The Opioid Epidemic: 7 Things Educators Need to Know
Welsh, Justine W.; Rappaport, Nancy; Tretyak, Valeria
Educational Leadership, v75 n4 p18-22 Dec 2017-Jan 2018
Opioid abuse has become an epidemic in America and exposure to the drugs often begins in high school. This article shares some facts about opioid use and some signs and symptoms to look for in students who may be addicted to the drug. The authors also offer tips for educators on how to deal with the legal issues involved in assessing, reporting, and managing opioid abuse.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
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Language: English
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