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  1. Fewer teens taking drugs, study finds

    Posted Jun 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Phila Siu Government figures show a decline of youth drug abuse in Hong Kong ahead of this Sunday's international anti-drug abuse day. The Action Committee Against Narcotics announced last week that the number of reported young drug abusers dropped by 39.9 per cent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period last year. The number went down from 1,110 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971400/fewer-teens-taking-drugs-study-finds
  2. Teenage access to alcohol too easy

    Posted Nov 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong makes plain to teenagers that taking drugs is unacceptable through random testing in some high schools and public campaigns. The message that smoking is harmful is sent out ... teenage alcohol abuse, but will go a way to keeping a lid on the bottle. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983894/teenage-access-alcohol-too-easy
  3. Troubled teenagers reached on internet

    Posted Aug 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and Community Service Centre supervisor Chan Wai-leung said. This month, Caritas started using search engines to help identify young people facing problems like drug abuse, or difficulties with sexual and mental health. Typing key words and phrases like 'ketamine', 'addicted' and 'want to quit drug', social workers scoured through reams of messages using ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/977475/troubled-teenagers-reached-internet
  4. Sex education helps keep teenagers safe from abuse

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chris Lau The Issues The introduction of the Sexual Conviction Record Check scheme is one way to protect youngsters from sexual abuse. But teenagers themselves have to learn what sexual abuse is in the first place and how they should respond to it. 'Sex education in school is inadequate,' said Michelle Tam Chi-yun, chief executive of End Child Abuse Foundation. Tam ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985552/sex-education-helps-keep-teenagers-safe-abuse
  5. Call for crackdown on teenage alcohol abuse

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau, Patsy Moy and Jennifer Ngo The government is being urged to take a tougher stance on a growing youth drinking problem by reinstating a wine duty or imposing age restrictions. Addiction experts say more restrictions are also needed on a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983418/call-crackdown-teenage-alcohol-abuse
  6. 'Let's get tough' on teenage alcohol abuse

    Posted Oct 31st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Helene Franchineau, Patsy Moy and Jennifer Ngo The government is being urged to take a tougher stance on a growing youth drinking problem by reinstating a wine duty or imposing age restrictions. Addiction experts say more restrictions are also needed on a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983433/lets-get-tough-teenage-alcohol-abuse
  7. Should school students face mandatory drug testing?

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Matthew Murchie

    ... the government's zero- tolerance policy on drug abuse among teenagers through mandatory drug testing is a necessary measure. The aim of mandatory drug testing is not to punish or humiliate drug ... Matthew Murchie, Elise Choi Matthew Murchie, 17, St Joseph's College Drug abuse remains a serious problem in schools. The government's repeated anti-drug campaigns bore little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/738890/should-school-students-face-mandatory-drug-testing
  8. Is our drugs war a lost cause?

    Posted Jun 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... with Shenzhen, where teenagers can easily obtain drugs smuggled from the mainland, said Michael Luk Chung-hung, a Yuen Long district councillor. Drug abuse in Yuen Long and the northern districts ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Drug abuse in Hong Kong is at its lowest point in 25 years, but experts say the war against drugs is far from won. Officials are quick to point to the latest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971655/our-drugs-war-lost-cause
  9. Positive thinking helps teenagers stay off drugs

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com The power of positive thinking is often praised, but in Hong Kong its effectiveness has been linked to much lower levels of drug and alcohol use among teenagers, a five-year study revealed last week. The study, conducted by five local universities, tracked teenagers who had taken part in a secondary school programme called Project Paths- Positive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984784/positive-thinking-helps-teenagers-stay-drugs
  10. Better drugs education urged to fight ignorance

    Posted Nov 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... study which showed a large fall in drug abuse among the city's teenagers. The privately-funded KELY Support Group, which supports young people between the ages of 14 and 24, said data from ... carnival to be held at the Y-Platform of Youth Square in Chai Wan. 28.3% The drop in the number of reported drug abusers aged under 21 in the first half of 2011, compared to the same period last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/984689/better-drugs-education-urged-fight-ignorance

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