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Title: Drug Use and Abuse in the Memphis-Shelby County (TN) School System Hearings Before the House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, January 17-18, 1980
Corporate Author: US Congress
House Select Cmtte on Narcotics Abuse and Control
United States of America
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 187
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
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US Congress
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Publication Number: SCNAC-96-2-1
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Document: PDF
Type: Legislative/Regulatory Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Hearings before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control in the House of Representatives during the 96th Congress are presented which dealt with drug abuse and use in the Memphis-Shelby County, Tenn., schools.
Abstract: The speakers include a school principal, the superintndent of schools, students, and the special-agent-in-charge of the Memphis Drug Enforcement Administration. Also testifying were police officers, the director of the Memphis City Schools Mental Health Center, the director of the alcohol and drug program of the Memphis Mental Health Institute, a juvenile court judge, and others. The drug abuse problems in this school system are generally viewed to be typical of those in others in the United States. A number of prevention and treatment programs is discussed, including the assignment of police in schools, and alcohol and drug education classes in school health programs. Supporting materials are not included.
Index Term(s): Crime in schools; Drug abuse; Schools; Tennessee
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