Oregon
Rule Rule 581-022-2045
Prevention Education in Drugs and Alcohol


(1)

Each school district shall develop a comprehensive plan for alcohol and drug abuse prevention program which shall include, but not limited to:

(a)

Instruction in the effects of tobacco, alcohol, drugs, including anabolic steroids, performance-enhancing and controlled substances as an integral part of the district’s K–12 comprehensive health education program. In addition, at least annually, all high school students, grades 9–12 shall receive age-appropriate instruction about drug and alcohol prevention

(A)

The age-appropriate curriculum for this instruction shall:

(i)

Emphasize prevention strategies;

(ii)

Be reviewed and updated annually to reflect current research; and

(iii)

Be consistent with State Board adopted Health Education Academic Content Standards.

(B)

Basic information shall include:

(i)

The effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drug use, including anabolic steroids, performance-enhancing and controlled substances

(ii)

All laws relating to the use, especially by minors, of alcohol and other illegal drugs; and

(iii)

The availability of school and community resources.

(C)

The instructional program shall include activities which will assist students in developing and reinforcing skills to:

(i)

Understand and manage peer pressure;

(ii)

Understand the consequences of consuming alcohol and other drugs;

(iii)

Make informed and responsible decisions; and

(iv)

Motivate students to adopt positive attitudes towards health and wellness.

(b)

A public information program for students, parents, and district staff; and

(c)

Policies, rules, and procedures which:

(A)

Include a philosophy statement relating to drug-free schools and the established tobacco-free policies and procedures for students, staff and visitors.

(B)

Define the nature and extent of the district’s program, including a plan to access and use federal funds;

(C)

State that alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use by student is illegal and harmful;

(D)

In accordance with OAR 581-021-0050 (Minimum Standards for Student Conduct and Discipline) and 581-021-0055 (Standards of Conduct), indicate the consequences for using and/or selling alcohol and other drugs, including the specific rule of the school as it relates to law enforcement agencies;

(E)

Describe the district’s intervention and referral procedures, including those for drug-related medical emergencies;

(F)

Indicate clearly that the school district’s jurisdiction includes all school sponsored events including student activities; and

(G)

Are reviewed and updated annually.

(2)

The district’s drug and alcohol prevention and intervention program shall be approved by the school district board after consultation from parents, teachers, school administrators, local community agencies, and persons from the health or alcohol and drug service community who are knowledgeable of the latest research information.

(3)

Staff development in the district shall:

(a)

Inform all staff of the district plan and their responsibilities within that plan; and

(b)

Provide alcohol and drug abuse prevention education to all staff.
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