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The Extent and Panacea for Drug Abuse and Indiscipline in Kenyan Schools

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Author(s): Alice Masese | Nasongo W. Joseph | Lewis Ngesu

Journal: Asian Journal of Medical Sciences
ISSN 2040-8765

Volume: 4;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 29;
Date: 2012;
Original page

Keywords: Addressing drug abuse | drug abuse | prevention measures | risk factors | secondary schools | students

ABSTRACT
Drug abuse is indeed a menace in Kenyan schools requiring concerted efforts to overcome. This paper explores the extent of the menace, precipitating factors, effects on health and discipline of students and possible remedies to the problem. The study underscores the urgent need to address the problem so as to salvage the lives of victims and minimize incidences of abuse.
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