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  • A DRUG EDUCATION MANUAL CONCERNING ILLICIT DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPICS. FOR TEACHERS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS IN THE MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY

Abstract

Faced with the challenge presented by licit and illicit drugs and the problems connected with their use by young people, it is essential not only to keep abreast of recent developments but also to adopt the right approach, to show a sense of understanding and open-mindedness and to avoid acting in a tactless manner. This manual serves as a response to the need to inform teachers as fully as possible, in particular those working in secondary education, of the complex aspects of the problems connected with the use of licit and illicit drugs. It tackles questions such as how to give advance warning, how to detect their use, how to "contain" them, how to come to terms with the problems and how to give advice to families. Emphasis is placed, in particular, on the kind of information which is suited to passing on to young people as part of a health education adapted to fit the educational programme in its broadest sense. In addition, the reader will find in the manual a first rate reference methodology which is presented in a lively and practical format. This manual does not, of course, claim to be a theological treatise. There must always remain a dividing line between the role of the teacher and that of the doctor. This publication, therefore, which is uncomplicated and easy to read, provides an answer to all the practical questions being asked by teachers. It will enable them to tackle the problems, which, unfortunately, will tend to become more pressing in the next five years.

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Authors: BARO F, KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN, BIERBEEK (BELGIUM);CASSELMAN J, KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN, BIERBEEK (BELGIUM);MOORTHAMER L, KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN, BIERBEEK (BELGIUM);VAN HENDE L KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN, BIERBEEK (BELGIUM), KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN, BIERBEEK (BELGIUM)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 10594 EN (1986) FS, 86 P., BFR 300, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
Availability: Can be ordered online
Record Number: 1989125027300 / Last updated on: 1987-03-01
Category: PUBLICATION
Available languages: en