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Baseline study report on youth substance abuse in selected secondary, and high schools

Madibata Matji

Baseline study report on youth substance abuse in selected secondary, and high schools

by Madibata Matji

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Published by s.n. in [Maseru? .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lesotho.
    • Subjects:
    • High school students -- Tobacco use -- Lesotho.,
    • High school students -- Drug use -- Lesotho.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesYouth substance abuse
      Statementprepared by Madibata Matji for Lesotho Network on Anti-Smoking.
      ContributionsLesotho Network on Anti-Smoking.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5770.L5 M38 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 30 leaves :
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3984835M
      LC Control Number2001312676

      Therefore, this study examined the extent of substance abuse among selected secondary school st udents in Osun State. It also examined types of substance abuse and the influence of the schools. Colorado’s prevention leaders developed this plan for state agencies that fund prevention programming. It proposes two bold goals: To reduce substance abuse and misuse among youth and their families; and to address the upstream risk factors that predict substance abuse and other behavioral health problems, like suicide and depression, and the protective factors that mitigate these bad.

      Results: The prevalence of substance abuse was percent and percent among students of private and public secondary schools, respectively. The study also found that even though one or both parents of over half of the students sampled for both schools (52% for the private school and % for the public school) indulge in one form or the. The effect of drug abuse on the academic performance of students in selected in secondary school are the overtaking of drug by the students in secondary school. According to the oxford advanced learners dictionary 6 th edition said dry is an illegal substance that some peoples e.g. smoking and injection e.t.c to give them pleasant or exciting.

        The aim of this research is to investigate the contributions of selected family factors to drug abuse among adolescents in Kenyan secondary schools. To achieve this, the study sought to investigate the role of parental monitoring, residence, employment and parenting behaviours in predisposing the adolescent in the development to drug use. In addition, the study established the . United States Adolescent Substance Abuse Facts Tobacco-related behaviors among high school students (grades ), and SA1 Percent of high school students who report they never tried cigarette smoking (even 1 or 2 puffs)Author: Office of Adolescent Health.


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Baseline study report on youth substance abuse in selected secondary, and high schools by Madibata Matji Download PDF EPUB FB2

Key words: Kenya, technical institutions, drug abuse, substance abuse, students, academic performance, academic participation. Introduction Drug and substance abuse is a problem that countries throughout the world have had to contend with for centuries.

According to a report released by the Office for National Statistics in the United. Introduction. High schools specifically designed for students recovering from a substance use disorder 1 (substance abuse or dependence) began opening in the United States inwith the opening of Sobriety High in Minnesota.

According to the Association of Recovery Schools (ARS), this continuing care model has slowly grown since that time to include 31 high schools in 10 by: PROECT TOPIC: THE EFFECT OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS includes abstract and chapter one, complete project material available THE EFFECT OF DRUG ABUSE AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ABSTRACT The purpose of the study is to look into the effects of drug abuse, its applications on students in some selected secondary schools in Egor Local.

The findings of this study showed a very low prevalence rate of substance abuse amongst the learners with only 6% male and 2% of female learners attesting to have ever used substances; this is similar to the discovery of Onya and Flisher with rural high school students in Mankweng, Limpopo Province.

12 Also, this finding concurs with Lo et al Cited by: 5. The purpose of the study is to look into the effects of drug abuse, its applications on students in some selected secondary schools in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State.

In the light of the above topic or subject matter, attempts were made to find out the drugs commonly abused by students and the reasons why they are abused. substance abuse in secondary schools and the harmful psychological, social, physical, and social effects on the abusers, it is necessary to investigate the challenges faced by the managers of Public Secondary Schools in dealing with substance abuse related issues and Cited by: 1.

toward substance abuse among the secondary school adolescents and high schools book Barbados. Methods. Participants. The participants were fourth, fifth and sixth form secondary school adolescents randomly selected from four public secondary schools from different parishes in Barbados.

Their ages ranged from 13 to 18 years M=, SD=), 88File Size: KB. The present study tested the effectiveness of a substance abuse prevention program for deterring tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use among high school students.

The prevention program teaches social resistance skills and general personal and social competence skills. Rates of substance use behavior were examined among students (N = ) from 12 public high schools that were randomly assigned.

Substance Abuse Prevention in Schools This event will start at am EDT. Explore current trends in substance use among American youth.

Review the latest evidence on effective prevention Adaptation Study Current Trends in Substance Use Evidence on Prevention Practices Strategies for.

UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs White Paper, Emerging Lessons Learned from the Implementation of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment in School-Based Settings.

UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs, Substance Use, Adolescent Health, and SBIRT in Schools Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Abuse Services, SBIRT for School. Introduction: This study determined the prevalence of substance abuse amongst rural secondary school learners in a selected province of South Africa.

Methodology: The study adopted a quantitative approach using a descriptive survey design. Data were collected using a self-administered questionnaire from a total of randomly selected learners, age 14 to 18 years, from 10 secondary schools. In the European school survey, data collection was done on substance use among 15 years in 35 European countries In the survey overstudents from 35 European countries participated in the survey.

The authors reported that alcohol remains the major substance of abuse from the Size: 1MB. large into difficulties. This study sought to establish the extent of drug and substance abuse in secondary schools in Kenya, and to analyze the strategies used to address the problem.

The ultimate aim was to propose a programme for prevention and intervention. The study is a descriptive survey. In view of this, the field survey method was. THE CAUSES EFFECT OF HARD DRUG ABUSE AMONG STUDENTS IN SOME SELECTED SECONDARY SCHOOLS ABSTRACT The project gives a summary of the entire study, which was designed to find out the causes and effects of hard drugs abuse on secondary school students.

The questionnaire was distributed amongst students in Oredo Local Government Area. It is evident that drug and substance abuse is still a problem in our secondary schools despite various measures taken to stop it.

In the yearmany schools in Kenya were involved in strikes whereby they damaged school property as well as killing their colleagues. This. Anti-Substance Abuse Service: The Anti-Substance Abuse Service which forms part of the Safe Schools Programme, in the Education Psycho-Social Services within the Student Services Department, empowers students and adults (teaching staff and parents) with factual information about drugs so that they can make informed decisions and live Size: 4MB.

Drug Abuse Among Students in Public Secondary Schools in Kenya, The Case of Vihiga County Secondary Education is critical because it lays ground for further training in various fields (Ongwae, J. Secondary schools potentially constitute a great reservoir of the country’s human resource (Kaburu, J., ).File Size: KB.

By a stratified sampling method, adolescents ( males, females; mean age = years, SD = ) were selected from secondary schools in Lagos and Oyo states, Nigeria, and data were.

• The study showed that drug/substance abuse is a threat to the general public as well as to the youth still in school and those specifically out of school.

• It is therefore evident that drug/substance abuse among the youth must be fought in all ways so as to bring down File Size: KB. a guide to all schools in developing substance abuse policy. The policy instructs both teachers and parents of the learners to be educated about substance abuse Also, local studies have shown evidence of drug abuse amongst high school learners in various part of the country.

In a study by Onya and Flisher, amongst rural high schoolCited by: 5. I. Basic facts sheets on substance abuse among youngsters; the causes, the impact. II.

Guides and tools relevant to screening/ assessment, including a guide to major assessment tools, a summary outline of indicators of abuse, and an example of a substance abuse screening checklist.

III. Information on prevention, including model school.Reaching Teens to Prevent Substance Abuse. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, statistics show encouraging news: high school age students are showing decreased use of alcohol, cigarettes, and illicit drugs.

This is great news – but our mission remains.High School and Youth Trends • January • Page 1 High School and Youth Trends Every year, the Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey measures drug, alcohol, and tobacco use and related attitudes among 8th, 10th, and 12th graders.

Following are facts and statistics about youth substance use from the MTF report. Illicit Drug UseFile Size: KB.