Prevention of drug addiction among children and youth
The World League "Mind Free of Drugs" has developed and gradually implementing a long-term project "Prevention of drug addiction among children and youth".
1 Improve the efficiency of the preventive measures of teen drug abuse by raising the competence of teachers in secondary schools in matters of drug addiction;
2 Together with teachers to determine approaches to anti-drug education in school in order to form a psychological rejection of drugs in teenagers.
1 Conduct a social research on the analysis of the level of competence of teachers in secondary schools on the issue of teen drug addiction;
2 Give teachers systematic information about teen drug addiction and its risk factors based on personal, micro and macro, as well as biological characteristics;
3 To work out children’s behavioral model on trainings that contributes to restiveness on drugs, and development of communication skills to confront drug addiction;
4 Give teachers a methodical tool to work with parents to identify signs of drug addiction of children;
5 Together with teachers to work out pilot programs of adaptation of the educational work with teenagers to target anti-drug issues;
6 Give information about the ideological orientation of the goals and objectives of the World League "Mind Free of Drugs" and define joint strategies with teachers to further develop the educational, informational and other activities of prevention of teen drug addiction.
At this point within a framework of the project we have conducted series of educational trainings for social workers, vice-principals on educational work, psychologists and leading school specialists.
The first stage
was to conduct sociological researches on the level of awareness among school teachers in regard to drug addiction. More...
The second stage
was the preparation and implementation of the educational program I “Addiction. Introduction to the problem". More...
The third stage
was to conduct an expanded city conference "Prevention of teen drug addiction. What should be the drug prevention program in schools. Opinion of teachers". More...
The fourth stage
of the project is carried out in the form of educational program II “Addiction. Psychological risk factors in the age groups". More...
The fifth stage
of the project was to train school psychologists to work as guides and supervisors of extracurricular activities on the anti-drug addiction on the Mountain of Salvation Tashtar-Ata. For this end, a one-day training seminar was conducted with dedicated professionals of all city schools...More...
Subsequently, individual consultations are planned for psychologists, social workers and officials who are responsible for the educational work in schools in planning and carrying out the educational work of anti-drug addiction in school. The realization of the project has produced positive results and significantly reduced the risk of drug addiction of children and teenagers of school age.