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Ireland. Department of Education and Science. (2002) Guidelines for developing a school substance use policy. Dublin: Department of Education and Science.

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This publication provides a guide for developing a substance use policy. A substance use policy sets out, in writing, the framework within which the whole school community manages issues relating to substance use. It should reflect the unique ethos of the school and should aim to develop a shared understanding of the term 'drugs'.The issues involved in the design of a school substance use policy are complex. The policy should represent an integrated community - based response. It should be developed through existing consultative structures within the school and should build on existing school policy, e.g. discipline, bullying, RSE.


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Prevention, Harm reduction, Education and training, Policy
Date
2002
Pages
12 p.
Publisher
Department of Education and Science
Corporate Creators
Ireland. Department of Education and Science
Place of Publication
Dublin
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Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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