Substance abuse unfortunately is a common theme in schools. Where education and security should be highest, the lure of drugs and addiction linger. This sad reality is something that needs fixed and through committed individuals, the war against drugs will one day be won.
The article, “Combating Substance Abuse in Schools” discusses the war on drugs in school and the uphill battle schools face. The article states,
“In recent years there have been significant increases in alcohol, drug and substance abuse across the country. This abuse has significantly impacted K-12 school-age students as well as those pursuing postsecondary education.”
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Please also review AIHCP’s Substance Abuse Counseling Certification and see if it matches your professional and academic goals.