Nevada - Alcohol and Drug-use Intervention Programs: Programs and Services

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to implement school-based alcohol and drug referral, intervention or treatment programs for students with substance use disorders.

Nevada Revised Statutes 388.532. Development of programs.

  1. The State Board in cooperation with the board of trustees of the various county school districts shall develop for pupils in the first through eighth grades:

    • (a) Programs designed to reduce the number of pupils who drop out of school; and
    • (b) Programs for the prevention of the abuse of alcohol and controlled substances.
  2. The State Board in cooperation with the board of trustees of the various county school districts may seek the cooperation of private industry in developing for pupils in all grades programs and activities designed to reduce the number of pupils who participate in the activities of criminal gangs, as defined in NRS 213.1263.

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