Drug and substance abuse has continued to ruin our youth and subsequently education despite various measures taken to stop it. This study aimed at finding out what makes students abuse drugs and the effects that arise out of this practice. The study employed
experimental survey research design and was conducted in secondary schools of Sironko town council, Sironko district. Data was collected with the help of questionnaires. The study established that majority of the students, abuse drugs to feel high and was a result of
peer pressure. It was also noted that poor performance is the greatest effect of drug and substance abuse among students. The study recommends heavy punishment for drug abuser as well as guidance and counselling sessions to minimize the vice and make secondary
schools drug free zone.
Table of Contents
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CHAPTER ONE 1
1.1 Background of the study 1
1.2 Problem statement 2
1.3 The purpose of the study 2
1.4 Objectives of the study 2
1.5 Research questions 2
1.6 Scope of the study 3
1.7 Significance of the study 3
CHAPTER TWO 4
2.1 Introduction 4
2.2 Causes of drug abuse 4
2.3 Effects of drug abuse 6
2.4 Remediation strategies for drug abuse 7
CHAPTER THREE 9
3.1 Area of study 9
3.2 Research design 9
3.3 Target population and population size 9
3.4 Sampling method g
3.5 Data collection methods 9
3.6 Research or data collection procedure 10
3.7 Reliability and validity 10
3.8 Ethical conduct 10
3.9 Limitations of the study 11
CHAPTER FOUR 12
4.1 Introduction .12
4.2 profile of the respondents 12
4.3 Causes of drug abuse 13
4.4 Effects of drug abuse 14
4.5 Remediation strategies for drug abuse 17
CHAPTER FIVE 18
5.1 Introduction 18
5.2 Conclusion 18
5.3 Recommendations 19
5.3.1 Policy makers Error! Bookmark not defined.
5.3.2 Schools administrators Error! Bookmark not defined.
5.3.3 Parents/guardians Error! Bookmark not defined.
5.4 Suggestion for further research 19
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