HEALTH EDUCATION

 

A comprehensive health program should be provided which will focus on the health of the individual, the family, and the community.

 

School health services shall be of a preventive nature as will as provide emergency care when the need arises.

 

Provisions shall be made by the proper local school authorities for instructing the pupils in all schools in a comprehensive health education program which shall include instruction as to the physiological, psychological and sociological aspects of drug use, misuse, and abuse. Drugs are defined as any and all biologically active substances used in the treatment of illnesses, or for recreation or pleasure. Special emphasis shall be placed upon tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, hallucinogenics, amphetamines, barbiturates, and narcotics.

 

Cross Reference:         504      Student Rights and Responsibilities

                                    508      Student Health and Well-Being

                                    608      Instructional Services

                       

                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approved ________________ Reviewed _______________ Revised ________________