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Why drug use has fallen among our nation's children

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Julia Gaan Informative Speech 7/24/2002 After listening to my speech today, you will understand and gain knowledge why drug use has fallen among our nation's children. I. Intro A. The annual study on drug use among young Americans complied by Pride Survey, a non-profit, by-partisan group that surveys over 100,000 students from 6th to 12th grade has shown that drug use has fallen to the lowest level in 8 years. B. After researching the study, it attributes the drop to be associated to three main reasons: 1. ...read more.


Walters, director of National Drug Control Policy also comments, " The attack sent shock waves through our nation's schools just as kids were beginning the school year. The survey suggests that young Americans may be taking their lives and communities more seriously by saying no to drugs." B. Involvement of Parents and Teachers 1. More parents have become "hands-on" parents. Meaning that they are more involved with their children by: a. Impose curfews b. ...read more.


Congress set aside $ 929 million to support this effort c. The Bush Administration wants another $180 million to continue the effort. III. Conclusion During this time that I have been speaking to you I have talked about 3 reasons it is felt that drug use among teens has gone down: a. The refocus on family b. Parent and Teacher Involvement c. Community help and services Therefore, my goal today is to inform you that everyone needs to be involved with our youth today to keep the numbers on drug use down. ...read more.

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