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  1. 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
  2. Tsang targets teenage drug abuse

    Posted Oct 13th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung, Agnes Lam and Phyllis Tsang The chief executive is expected to unveil a series of measures in tomorrow's policy address to tackle juvenile drug abuse, including placing students with drug abuse problems in schools for social development. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen is also likely to reveal details of the voluntary drug-testing scheme in secondary schools, a public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695191/tsang-targets-teenage-drug-abuse
  3. 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
  4. Wake-up call for teenage drug abusers

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Health checks to show consequences of abuse As part of a new government offensive to curb an increasing trend of drug use among youngsters, teenage users will be sent for health ... help identify teenage drug abusers to be sent for checks, might be launched at the end of this year or early next year. She said the government was concerned by recent figures showing a 10 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597176/wake-call-teenage-drug-abusers
  5. Teenagers arrested in raid on suspected ketamine house party

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Clifford Lo

    ... to teenagers that they will face arrest even if they hide at home to abuse drugs.' He said law enforcers should enhance intelligence collection to track down such residential drug dens and step up ... that frequent police raids on discos and pubs to combat juvenile drug problems might have led teenagers to hide at home and hold drug parties,' the source said. The 10 suspects- four boys and five ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/661389/teenagers-arrested-raid-suspected-ketamine-house-party
  6. youth drug abuse

    Posted Nov 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Read the following questions carefully and choose the correct answers 1 What kind of behaviour are parents hiring private detectives to investigate? a. bullying b. drug abuse c. theft d. compensated dating 2 According to the head of the detective agency Morgan Company, who is usually the targets of their investigations? a. teenage boys from underprivileged families b. teenage girls ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/697338/youth-drug-abuse
  7. Parents, teens need to fight drug abuse

    Posted Apr 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Recently, I read a news article about teenage users getting drugs from their parents. I don't see how that's possible, but youth drug abuse is becoming more serious in Hong Kong. ... to raise awareness of the dangers of drug abuse. Secondly, I think most teenagers who take drugs do so because they want to get their parents' attention. Parents usually spend too much time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710691/parents-teens-need-fight-drug-abuse
  8. Teenage drug arrests rise 16pc on last year

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam The number of teenagers arrested for drug-related crime rose by 16 per cent in the first three months this year, Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said yesterday. Mr Lee said drug seizures had also gone up. A total of 324 teenagers were arrested between January and March for drug-related offences, compared with 278 in the same period last year- an increase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681056/teenage-drug-arrests-rise-16pc-last-year
  9. As demand for treatment soars, teenage girls must wait

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Teenage girls with drug problems must wait up to two months before they can be admitted to a treatment centre, as demand has soared. Cherry Lee Wai-yee, deputy superintendent ... with drug-abuse problems has grown very quickly and it is putting pressure on our service.' There are 40 young female drug abusers at the centre, which is at capacity, and 14 of them are under 18. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/673271/demand-treatment-soars-teenage-girls-must-wait
  10. 90pc surge in teenagers arrested over drugs

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Tougher police action promised to tackle substance abuse The number of teenagers arrested for drug offences soared 90 per cent in the first eight months of the year, ... generation to distance themselves from drugs.' Concern groups familiar with the problem of teenage drug abuse blamed the government for being too passive in tackling the issue. David Cheung, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/609624/90pc-surge-teenagers-arrested-over-drugs

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