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Drug and Alcohol Prevention in Elementary Schools
A look at the instruction regarding drug and alcohol prevention in elementary schools.
# 135093 | 1,000 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2007 | US


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The paper looks at how PBS reports that one in five students in elementary school have at least one parent that is a substance abuser. The paper discusses how, because these students are exposed to drugs and/or alcohol on a consistent basis, the students are considered at risk for becoming substance abusers themselves. The paper focuses on how PBS states that this abuse can begin for children as early as kindergarten and that once students enter the public school system they should begin receiving instruction on drug and alcohol prevention.

From the Paper:

"PBS reports that one in five students in elementary school have at least one parent that is a substance abuser ("Preventing", n.d.). Because these students are exposed to drugs and/or alcohol on a consistent basis, the students are considered at risk for becoming substance abusers themselves. PBS states that this abuse can begin for children as early as kindergarten and that once students enter the public school system they should begin receiving instruction on drug and alcohol prevention ("Preventing", n.d.). This instruction should include: * A concentration on good health habits...."

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Drug and Alcohol Prevention in Elementary Schools (2007, December 01) Retrieved December 06, 2022, from https://www.academon.com/term-paper/drug-and-alcohol-prevention-in-elementary-schools-135093/

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"Drug and Alcohol Prevention in Elementary Schools" 01 December 2007. Web. 06 December. 2022. <https://www.academon.com/term-paper/drug-and-alcohol-prevention-in-elementary-schools-135093/>

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