Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse Policy

This policy applies to students, teachers, parents and users of the school building. It applies during school time (including break times) and to all school related activities. It also applies to all other events/occasions when the School is in use.

Aims of Policy Implementation

•      To ensure the welfare, care and protection of every young person as provided for in the Education Act, 1998 and the Education (Welfare) Act, 2000.

•      To ensure that the school complies with legislative requirements and principles of good practice.

•      To make a contribution, in the area of education and prevention through the SPHE programme.

•      To minimize the dangers caused to children by drug misuse and drug users within schools/communities.

•      To manage drug related incidents in a planned manner.

•      To support parents and pupils in addressing drug misuse.

The school’s Substance Abuse Policy can be read in it’s entirety by clicking on the link below.

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