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Drugs Policy Working Group, Irish Youth Justice Service. (2013) Drugs, alcohol & substance use/misuse: policy for children detention schools. Dublin: Irish Youth Justice Service.

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URL: http://www.iyjs.ie/en/IYJS/Pages/WP12000013

Substance misuse is the use of any drug or substance which can potentially lead to injury of the individual and/or society. This policy sets out, in writing, the framework within which the Children Detention Schools manage issues relating to substance use/misuse. It reflects the ethos of the Children Detention Schools and addresses procedures concerning usage of alcohol, tobacco and drugs/other substances by young people and the management of incidents relating to these substances.

Section 1. Objectives – drugs, alcohol and substance use/misuse policy
Section 2. Health, welfare and rehabilitation
Section 3. Education, training and information in relation to substance use/misuse
Section 4. Programmes of care for children
Section 5. Searches and drugs testing
Section 6. Obligations and authority of schools in relation to illicit substances
Section 7. Review of policy
Section 8. Acknowledgment
Section 9. Definitions

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Date:February 2013
Publisher:Irish Youth Justice Service
Corporate Creators:Drugs Policy Working Group, Irish Youth Justice Service
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Criminality > Youth (juvenile) offending
N Communication, information and education > Educational environment (school / college) > Substance use in the educational environment > School substance use policy
MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Social services
L Social psychology and related concepts > Social context > School context
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
T Demographic characteristics > Child
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Correctional system and facility

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