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  1. Thousands of students are 'hidden' drug abusers who need rehab, experts estimate

    Posted Jul 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang As many as 4,000 students might be drug abusers, a leading anti-drug advocate estimated yesterday. Statistics from last year's government Central Registry of Drug Abuse report suggested that there were 3,000 drug abusers in Hong Kong under the age of 21, of which 900 were secondary students, said Action Committee Against Narcotics chairman Daniel Shek Tan-lei. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687357/thousands-students-are-hidden-drug-abusers-who-need-rehab-experts-estimate
  2. Sharp rise in drug abuse by teenage girls

    Posted Sep 09th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Drug abuse among teenage girls has increased by nearly a fifth in the past year, officials have warned, as education chiefs promised extra support for the controversial drug ... for Psychotropic Drug Abusers (CCPSA) needed to be strengthened to ensure drug abusers identified through the scheme had access to rehabilitation. NGOs that sent social workers into schools in Tai Po would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691930/sharp-rise-drug-abuse-teenage-girls
  3. The best deterrence for drug abuse: trustworthy information

    Posted Apr 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In his letter ('Get the dealers', April 9), Leung Wai-nok makes an assumption that is increasingly prevalent in the current discourse on drug use: that teenagers take drugs due to peer pressure. Whereas I do not doubt that peers most certainly play a role in teenage drug use, to put it down to such an unclear notion as 'peer pressure' seems worryingly vague. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/712180/best-deterrence-drug-abuse-trustworthy-information
  4. Education the key to drug-abuse fight

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Economic downturns lead to unemployment, which is closely tied to drug abuse. With the number of young people using illegal substances sharply rising in the first half of this year ... be taken have already been provided as a result of a year-long study by the taskforce on youth drug abuse. These will soon be put to the community for consideration. Juvenile drug use has become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/659912/education-key-drug-abuse-fight
  5. Official youth drug abuse is declining

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... Stella Lee The number of registered young drug abusers fell by nearly 30 per cent last year, with officials attributing the drop to government and community efforts. Commissioner ... suggested the problem was not diminishing. The number of drug abusers under 21 registered with the Central Registry of Drug Abuse by frontline workers such as police and social workers fell to 2,130 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/450309/official-youth-drug-abuse-declining
  6. Drama to highlight the dangers of drug abuse

    Posted Sep 05th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau The Security Bureau's Narcotics Division hopes a drama produced by students will help counter rampant drug abuse among young people. Under the programme- launched ... The Narcotics Division hopes the programme will raise awareness of drug abuse among local youth. 'We hope young people will gain more knowledge of drugs by taking part in theatre training. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/651510/drama-highlight-dangers-drug-abuse
  7. Alarm at rise in number of teenage drug abusers

    Posted Jun 29th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Lilian Goh

    ... Agnes Lam and Lilian Goh Police and a rehabilitation centre are concerned about the increasing number of teenage drug abusers, with figures showing a rise in arrests. Speaking at a forum on teenage drug abuse prevention in Sheung Shui yesterday, Regional Commander (New Territories North) Cheung Siu-wah said there had been a significant increase in arrests. Forty-three youngsters aged ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/598586/alarm-rise-number-teenage-drug-abusers
  8. Youth drug abuse cases jump 22pc

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu Cases of drug abuse by young people rose 22.4 per cent in the first half of the year to 2,064, compared with 1,686 in the same period last year, the Central Registry of Drug Abuse shows. Overall drug cases rose to 8,657 in the first half, up 3.6 per cent on the same period last year. Heroin remained the most commonly used illegal drug, but the number of heroin users ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654150/youth-drug-abuse-cases-jump-22pc
  9. Boom times accompanied by the scourge of drug abuse

    Posted Jun 20th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... in drug abuse cases. After years of warnings by social workers, the authorities have answered with a decision to set up a powerful anti-drug committee. The government announced this week ... admitted that such a committee was urgently needed to cope with the problem of drug abuse among young people. Young card dealers who are earning a relatively large income in the gaming boom fall ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642229/boom-times-accompanied-scourge-drug-abuse
  10. 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

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