308P - Substance Abuse

Each student shall receive instruction related to alcohol, drug abuse, smoking and personal health. The health education program will include instruction in drug and substance abuse prevention and it will encourage and support organizations and activities that will develop a positive peer influence concerning substance abuse. The health education program will create a climate whereby students may seek and receive counseling about substance abuse and related problems without fear of reprisal.

Each student shall receive instruction concerning the public safety hazards and dangers of alcohol abuse, underage drinking, and drunk driving.



Legal Reference:
Code of Virginia, §§ 22.1-79.5, 22.1‑206.



Adopted:   February 6, 1990
Amended: July 15, 2014