The study sought to investigate Cause of drug abuse in public primary schools in
Kenya. A case study of Central Division in Kutui District Eastern province Kenya with
specific objectives which include; to evaluate the effect of Academic stress on drug
abuse, to assess the effect of peer pressure on drug abuse, to examine the effect of
peer group altitude or drug abuse.
The study developed a correctional design employing descriptive summary methods
in the collection of data and its analysis. The study included 92 respondents.
From the study, it was found out that drug abuse affect many pupil initiated in drug
abuse during their primary school life (14-18).
Drug abuse are available in Kenya primary schools are supplied by both pupil and
community surrounding the school, Alcohol is the most abused drug among primary
school going pupils in the central division of Kitui district, Curiosity is the prime
factor that has compelled most of pupils to start taking drugs of abuse in central
division, Children whose parents take drugs of abuse are likely also to take drugs,
Home background has an influence on drug abuse, Last but not least, we conclude
that the most socio - economic of families where pupils comes from most affluent
(high S.E.S) leading.
It was concluded that drug abuse problems affect adolescent pupils their schools.
It is therefore recommended that schools provide to pupils that is; Adequate information on drugs and drug abuse should be availed to pupils before joining primary schools, Parents should be good role models to avoid taking drugs in presence of their children, More research should be done on issue of supply of drugs in schools.
Research, S. & MUNYOKI, A (2021). Drug Abuse In Public Primary Schools In Kenya: A Case Of Central Divion In Kitui District, Eastern Province Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-in-public-primary-schools-in-kenya-a-case-of-central-divion-in-kitui-district-eastern-province-kenya
Research, SSA, and ANDREW MUNYOKI "Drug Abuse In Public Primary Schools In Kenya: A Case Of Central Divion In Kitui District, Eastern Province Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 10 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-in-public-primary-schools-in-kenya-a-case-of-central-divion-in-kitui-district-eastern-province-kenya. Accessed 24 May. 2022.
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Research, SSA and MUNYOKI, ANDREW . "Drug Abuse In Public Primary Schools In Kenya: A Case Of Central Divion In Kitui District, Eastern Province Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed May 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/drug-abuse-in-public-primary-schools-in-kenya-a-case-of-central-divion-in-kitui-district-eastern-province-kenya