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  1. 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
  2. Teenagers experimenting with drugs at 15, says narcotics chief

    Posted Mar 06th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... consultation by the police will take place in the fourth quarter. 'We expect reported cases of teenage drug abuse to rise in the short run,' she said. Extensive reporting on pop singers Jill ... drug-abuse cases to maintain their reputations, but more schools had been taking the initiative recently to provide anti-drug education in co-operation with NGOs. To identify students who may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/672201/teenagers-experimenting-drugs-15-says-narcotics-chief
  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. Girls' drug abuse figures rise

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Drug abuse figures for teenage girls has increased by nearly a fifth in the past year, as education chiefs promised extra support for the controversial drug-testing scheme ... for Psychotropic Drug Abusers needed to be strengthened. NGOs that sent social workers into schools in Tai Po would also be provided with additional services, including counselling and support to pupils ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/692013/girls-drug-abuse-figures-rise
  5. Effective weapons to fight drug abuse

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joseph Cheng

    ... Joseph Cheng Frequent news of teenage drug abuse in schools, public parks and on beaches has shocked the community. Hong Kong people are deeply concerned about their children's ... their victims. From the drug abuse problem to the all-round education of teenagers, family life is the key; the solution lies in parents spending more time with their children. Concerning school life, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684268/effective-weapons-fight-drug-abuse
  6. 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
  7. Young drug abusers deserve second chance

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

    ... abusers in Mui Wo reflects understandable concerns for the welfare of the teenage students. Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has appealed to residents of the Lantau Island community to 'embrace ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/684006/young-drug-abusers-deserve-second-chance
  8. Drug testing concern

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A series of teenage drug abuse cases has stirred public debate about the issue. There is evidence that drug abuse is prevalent in some local schools. This is alarming news. ... to introduce voluntary drug testing in schools so that teachers and social workers can identify possible drug abusers quickly and offer them medical advice. But some principals are worried that drug ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/687857/drug-testing-concern
  9. 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
  10. 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

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