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  1. Drug abusers deserve chance

    Posted Jun 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A proposal to locate a residential rehabilitation school for young drug abusers in Mui Wo has divided the community. In extraordinary scenes at a public meeting, some residents abused ... and are affronted at the suggestion that it should now be used to house drug abusers. Officials should have been aware of this and consulted the residents earlier. The 'not in my backyard' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684087/drug-abusers-deserve-chance
  2. Young drug abusers deserve second chance

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... school and are affronted at the suggestion that it should now be used to house drug abusers. Officials should have been aware of this and consulted the residents earlier. There was always going ... The chief executive and the pan-democrats do not often find themselves in the same camp. Their agreement over a proposal to locate a residential rehabilitation school for young drug ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684006/young-drug-abusers-deserve-second-chance
  3. Expansion of college for teen drug abusers backed by government, but not by locals

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Hong Kong's only private school for teenage drug abusers has won support from the government for its plans to expand into a vacant school on Lantau Island, more than three ... community and address their concerns before coming to a decision on the association's proposal.' Lesson in drugs Hong Kong has only one private school for teenage drug users The percentage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/676810/expansion-college-teen-drug-abusers-backed-government-not-locals
  4. Pulling back from the edge

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Teenage drug abusers get a second chance at Christian Zhen Sheng College on Lantau Island, according to the school's principal, Chan Siu-cheuk. But it is no place to relax as spartan conditions, rigorous discipline and a sense of responsibility combine to force them back on track. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/607914/pulling-back-edge
  5. Proceed with care on drug tests at schools

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Drug testing in schools is a radical measure already tried overseas with mixed results. It says something about concerns raised by rising teenage drug abuse in Hong Kong ... And how are we going to handle students confirmed to have abused drugs? These are some of the questions that need to be carefully thought through. The war against drugs cannot be left solely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683079/proceed-care-drug-tests-schools
  6. Security chief appeals to Mui Wo to support college for addicts

    Posted Jun 09th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong has appealed to Mui Wo residents to support the re-establishment of a private school for young drug abusers in the town. But neither ... proposal. 'The college has for years helped young drug abusers quit bad habits and get their lives back on track for years. It has made positive contribution to society. I appeal to Mui Wo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683094/security-chief-appeals-mui-wo-support-college-addicts
  7. School focus of Mui Wo protest

    Posted Aug 31st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Agnes Lam

    ... they needed the school because it would allow their children to take part in social and extra-curricular activities. Christian Zheng Sheng College, Hong Kong's only private school for young drug abusers, wants to expand into the vacant school. But concerns have been raised over Christian Zheng Sheng Association's financial situation and its mainland business. The Independent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691061/school-focus-mui-wo-protest
  8. Henry Tang backs Mui Wo rehab school

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... at the vacant school site,' he said. 'We have considered different factors including public concern about drug abuse problems. We think the site should be given to the Christian Zheng Sheng ... education services for young drug abusers. 'Students who only take drugs for fun can return to mainstream schools very quickly,' Professor Shek said. 'But some students turn to drugs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683981/henry-tang-backs-mui-wo-rehab-school
  9. Early move for rehab school unlikely

    Posted Apr 13th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... or tomorrow.' Yesterday, Shek also said that the city's policy on the drug rehabilitation centre was out of date, as it did not identify young drug abusers as students but patients. 'The concept has been changed in overseas countries, and the drug school model, like Zheng Sheng College, could be a viable model in the light of the worsening youth drug abuse problem,' he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/711291/early-move-rehab-school-unlikely
  10. Minister appeals for compassion

    Posted Jun 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng and Agnes Lam Secretary for Justice Wong Yan-lung reiterated the government's support for a drug rehabilitation school's expansion plan in Mui Wo yesterday and appealed to the public to act as partners in helping young drug abusers. Mr Wong, who leads the government's Taskforce on Youth Drug Abuse, brought up the issue when speaking at an anti-drug pledge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684467/minister-appeals-compassion

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