Strategies for Eradication of Drug Abuse among Challenged Students in Higher Education: Counseling Implications

By Florence Ngozi Chinwe Onyilofor and Okide Charity Chinelo.

Published by The International Journal of Adult, Community and Professional Learning

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Drug Abuse among youths in the contemporary society has taken various new dimensions, which has impacted negatively in their overall well-being. Based on this fact, the researcher seeks to explore various strategies for the eradication of drug abuse among challenged students in Higher education and its counseling implication. The study will employ descriptive survey design. The instrument for data collection is a researcher developed structured questionnaire. The population of the study will comprise 320 counsellors and 450 challenged students. Out of this population, 150 professional counsellors and 300 challenged student counsellors will be drawn through simple random sampling technique, The data to be collected will be analyzed using mean and standard deviation. Any mean score above 2.5 will be accepted while mean scores less than 2.5 will be rejected.

Keywords: Higher Education, Drug Abuse, Challenged Students, Counselling

The International Journal of Adult, Community and Professional Learning, Volume 22, Issue 2, June 2015, pp.9-18. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: April 24, 2015 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 734.932KB)).

Dr. Florence Ngozi Chinwe Onyilofor

Senior Lecturer, Guidance and Counselling, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nsukka, Enugu, Nigeria

Okide Charity Chinelo

Lecturer I, Adult Education, University of Nigeria, Nigeria