National policy: tackling substance abuse

Policies & Strategies
Ministry of Education and Employment
20 p.

The overall aim of these procedures is to protect students from substance
abuse in schools. In particular they aim: - To provide educational and care personnel with a practical tool that enables them to intervene in an appropriate manner when substance is found or used in schools. - To ensure that the environment of schools is kept safe and substance abuse free - To prevent any risk and harm to students and other individuals that may result from substance abuse - To inform students, their parents, and others, about the position to be taken by the school in situations of when substance is found or abused in schools.

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