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

Area: 
Programs And Services
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

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

Wisconsin Statutes 115.36 Assistance to schools for alcohol and other drug abuse programs.

(1) The purpose of this section is to enable and encourage public, private, and tribal schools to develop comprehensive programs to prevent or ameliorate alcohol and other drug abuse among minors.
(2) The department shall:

  • (a) Develop and conduct training programs for the professional staff of public, private, and tribal schools in alcohol and other drug abuse prevention, intervention, and instruction programs.
  • (b) Provide consultation and technical assistance to public, private, and tribal schools for the development and implementation of alcohol and other drug abuse prevention, intervention, and instruction programs.
  • (c) Provide fellowship grants to support advanced training or education in comprehensive school health and alcohol and other drug abuse education.
  • (d) Provide access to informational resources for alcohol and other drug abuse education programs and services including, but not limited to:
      1. The screening, revision and evaluation of available information resources.
      1. The establishment of a central depository and loan program for high cost informational resources.
      1. The systematic dissemination of information concerning available resources to appropriate public, private, and tribal school staff.
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