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National Policy: Tackling Substance Abuse

Ministry of Education, Malta Country Resources Child and Youth Substance Abuse/Alcohol policies/plans/legislations and service standards Malta September 2001 Policy document child and adolescent

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National Policy: Tackling Substance Abuse

This Policy intends:

To ensure that the environment of schools is kept safe and substance abuse free.
To prevent any risk and harm to students and other individuals that may result from substance abuse.
To inform students, their parents, and others, about the measures to be taken by the school in the situations of when substance is found or abused in schools.
To provide educational and care personnel with a practical tool that enables them to intervene in an appropriate manner when a substance is found or used in schools.
To increase awareness about drug misuse and to reinforce drug prevention messages.


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