Psychoactive Drug Abuse Among Secondary School Students In Osun State of Nigeria And The Counselling Implications.
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Drug abuse has become a mental, social and psychological menace in our society. This study was carried out to investigate the prevalence of psychoactive drug abuse among the secondary school students in Osun state of Nigeria.Two hundred and forty students made up of one hundred and twenty boys and the same number of girls were used as subjects. One hundred and seventy four were from poor families while sixty-six were from rich families. Tee two research hypotheses tested showed that male students were more into drug abuse than female students and that the students from rich families were more abusers of. drugs than those from poor families. Many reasons were given by the students as being responsible for venturing into drug abuse. The counselling implications were discussed.
Drug Abuse , Councelling
Olusakin,A.M.(1999) Psychoactive Drug Abuse Among Secondary School Students In Osun State of Nigeria And The Counselling Implications. Being a Paper delivered at The Fourth National Conference On "Drugs And Society" Plateau Hotel Conference Hall, Plateau,Jos.