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NCJ Number: 40640 Find in a Library
Title: DRUG ABUSE IN NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS - PRELIMINARY STAFF STUDY- HOUSE SELECT COMMITTEE ON NARCOTICS ABUSE AND CONTROL, JANUARY 1977
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: US Congress
House Select Cmtte on Narcotics Abuse and Control
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Congress
Washington, DC 20510
Publication Number: SCNAC-95-1-7
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF STUDY DETAILS THE EXTENT OF DRUG ABUSE IN THE NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Abstract: MORE THAN 77 PERCENT OF PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS HAVE USED ALCOHOL OR DRUGS. ONE-THIRD OF THE STUDENT BODY HAS EXPERIMENTED WITH MARIJUANA OR OTHER DRUGS. BOARD OF EDUCATION LAW REQUIRES THAT THE NAMES OF STUDENTS WHO ARE ADDICTS BE TURNED OVER TO THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT. IN 1971, THE SCHOOL SYSTEM ESTABLISHED A SCHOOL COUNSELING SERVICE FOR ADDICTS. PROGRAMS SUCH AS THIS AND OTHERS THAT ATTACK THE PROBLEM OF DRUG ADDICTION ARE HELPFUL IN DEALING WITH THIS $3.6 BILLION A YEAR PHENOMENON....BS
Index Term(s): Alcoholic beverages; Congressional information; Drug abuse; Drug prevention programs; New York; School delinquency programs; Students
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