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NCJ Number: 119705 Find in a Library
Title: School Programmes in Drug Rehabilitation and Social Reintegration in the Philippines
Journal: Bulletin on Narcotics  Volume:40  Issue:1  Dated:special issue (1988)  Pages:63-66
Author(s): R San Pedro; E Ponce
Date Published: 1988
Page Count: 3
Type: Issue Overview
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Austria
Annotation: The Dangerous Drugs Board, the Philippines' highest policymaking and coordinating body on drug abuse control; the Department of Education, Culture, and Sports; and other drug rehabilitation centers have jointly initiated and implemented a formal school program at the secondary level, within the confines of rehabilitation centers.
Abstract: In recognition of the role of education in the process of the social reintegration of drug dependent persons, a school program has been established in three rehabilitation centers. Over 500 individuals have graduated, and a follow-up study to determine the effect that these programs have had with respect to the successful reintegration of those individuals into community life is currently underway. 3 references. (Author abstract modified)
Main Term(s): Juvenile drug treatment
Index Term(s): Drug abuse education; Philippines; Social reintegration
Note: Special issue on treatment, rehabilitation and social reintegration of drug dependent persons.
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