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Knowledge and awareness of the effects of narcotic drug use among students of Federal Polytechnic Idah

 Department: Community Health  
 By: usericon iamjahmeyou  

 Project ID: 4887
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This project work examined the KNOWLEDGE AND AWARENESS OF THE EFFECTS OF NARCOTIC DRUG USE AMONG STUDENTS OF FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC IDAH. It also informed the students of the study area on the practice of effects of narcotic drug use on their health and academic performance. Among the objectives is to ascertain the level of narcotic knowledge possessed by the students in Federal Polytechnic Idah, to assess the preventive measure against the consumption of hard drugs in school and make use of the available resources to combat the menace from narcotic drug use. Many medical and allied works of literature were reviewed to develop more facts for the project work. This research used descriptive survey to sample 50 staff and 100 students of Federal Polytechnic Idah, Kogi State. Questionnaire is the instrument used to gather and analyze the data, 150 questionnaires were distributed out of which 150 were retrieved. In conclusion, recommendations were made that the students should avoid narcotic drugs as this will go a long to affect their studies in school. Also, students should be aware of the negative effects of the narcotic drugs as it might affect their mental alertness and stability. Furthermore, students should refrain from cultism being a platform for drugs addiction and armed Robbery activities and as well as prostitutions Keywords narcotic, knowledge, students, effect, and drug use ...
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