The effect of drug abuse on secondary schools performance in Mandera South Sub county in Mandera county
Alio, Ibraham Mohamed
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Drug and substance abuse has continued to ruin our youth and subsequently education despite various measures taken to stop it. So, there is need to curb this vice. This study was aimed at finding out what makes students abuse drugs and the effects that arise out of this practice with reference to Madera South Zone. The study also suggested measures that can be taken to control drug and substance abuse. Literature review related to the topic was done. It was organized under the topic including history of Drug and substance abuse, causes of drug abuse in Kenya, drug abuse among students in schools, effects of drug abuse on the individual and on education. The study employed survey research design. The sample consisted of two hundred students and ten guidance and counseling teachers. In total, hundred and ten respondents were sampled. Simple random sampling procedures were used to select students from form one to form four. Data was collected with the help of questionnaires. Data was organized and prepared for analysis by coding and entry in the statistical package for social sciences (SPSS).
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