Spotlight on Substance Abuse

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Substance Abuse

The Education Week Substance Abuse is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • How schools are dealing with student vaping
  • Reducing risky behaviors through higher academic demands
  • Encouraging broader social circles to curb alcohol use
  • Effectively fighting the opioid epidemic in schools

You get the eight articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Principals say they must devote a lot of time dealing with the growing trend of students vaping at school, especially with the widespread popularity of a discreet device used to vape known as a Juul.
May 8, 2018 – Education Week

Thousands of babies are born each year to mothers who abused opioids while pregnant, and a new study offers a snapshot of the educational impact of that early trauma.
September 19, 2018 – Education Week

After tapping into a wide network of resources to combat the Cherokee Nation's growing opioid crisis, Attorney General Todd Hembree sought another solution.
January 10, 2018 – Education Week

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