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  1. Government support vital for drug rehab

    Posted Aug 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Christian Zheng Sheng College, Hong Kong's only secondary school with rehabilitation services for teenage drug abusers, is facing soaring demand for its services but has limited ... get. Teenage drug abuse is a very serious problem. Supporting this school means more drug users can get help and overcome their problems without missing out on their education. The government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/647587/government-support-vital-drug-rehab
  2. School for drug abusers queries testing students

    Posted Nov 20th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Education Bureau under fire for missing talks on taskforce report The city's only private school for teenage drug abusers has questioned the feasibility of compulsory drug ... a report from a taskforce on youth drug abuse, which recommends drug testing on teenagers. Supervisor of Christian Zheng Sheng College Jacob Lam Hay-sing, who will attend the meeting, said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/660745/school-drug-abusers-queries-testing-students
  3. Coming soon to a club near you

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... The proposal for random drug tests at discos and in schools has caused uproar, Elaine Yau investigates As a way to combat the rising drug abuse among Hong Kong's teenagers, the Action ... to the tests. Psychiatric specialist Lee Wing-king said the worsening problem of teenage drug abuse warranted the measure. 'The government has done a lot to combat drug-taking among young people, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645246/coming-soon-club-near-you
  4. Tests could scare students off drugs

    Posted Jul 14th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Yin-kwan, 16, agreed. 'I don't think there are any effective methods currently to solve the problem of teenage drug abuse. The proposed measure is a lesser of two evils,' said ... abuse among young people. Psychiatric specialist Lee Wing-king said the tests could have a deterrent effect on would-be drug takers. 'With the unannounced saliva and urine tests, the fear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/645243/tests-could-scare-students-drugs
  5. Talkback

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kong's only secondary school with rehabilitation services for teenage drug abusers', the Christian Zheng Sheng College ('Expansion of centre for addicts in doubt', May 5). These young people have the greatest need. Hong Kong has insufficient educational facilities for teenage drug abusers who are in recovery and the government should provide these facilities. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/636769/talkback
  6. Urine drug tests likely for pupils

    Posted Dec 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... expensive, while the cost of urine testing is lower,' Dr Choi said. He pointed out that hair testing also was not as accurate, as it took some time to see the effect of drug abuse in hair samples. 'A teenager might be a drug abuser, but testing his hair might not reveal that because it takes time for the effect to show. We will also learn from experience in other countries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664682/urine-drug-tests-likely-pupils
  7. Expansion of centre for addicts in doubt

    Posted May 05th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam College seeking vacant campus may lose out Hong Kong's only secondary school with rehabilitation services for teenage drug abusers fears it may lose out to international ... said. 'We hope the government will think about young drug addicts who need a chance to go to school, too, when encouraging international schools to expand.' The school, which has 100 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/636423/expansion-centre-addicts-doubt
  8. Talkback

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with rehabilitation services for teenage drug abusers' can make a greater contribution to society ('Expansion of centre for addicts in doubt', May 5). The government should consider the long-term advantages. This is a good chance for it to show its support for those young drug addicts who want to make a change. The government should be setting an example and showing that some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/636893/talkback
  9. Talks on drug tests at schools and nightclubs

    Posted Jun 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to combat drug abuse. A spokesman for the taskforce said it would launch a publicity campaign on Saturday and conclude short- and medium-term measures to combat drug abuse among teenagers ... on their opinion on drug abuse among teenagers. Some 387 of the interviewees were parents of primary or secondary school students. When asked whether they would submit to an instant drug test ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/642982/talks-drug-tests-schools-and-nightclubs
  10. Drug testing in schools to take cautious tack

    Posted Jul 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... among teenagers was to build consensus among them to say no to drugs. The taskforce launched a two-year campaign against youth drug abuse last week with the aim of correcting common ... of drug tests if they all conducted the same test. The Action Committee Against Narcotics has proposed to the inter-departmental taskforce on young drug abuse- led by Mr Wong- that drug testing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/644058/drug-testing-schools-take-cautious-tack

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