3 edition of Staff report on drug abuse in the military. found in the catalog.
Staff report on drug abuse in the military.
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services. Subcommittee on Drug Abuse in the Military.
by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington
At head of title: 92d Congress, 1st session. Committee print.
|Other titles||Drug abuse in the military.|
|LC Classifications||KF31.A737 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 47 p.|
|Number of Pages||47|
|LC Control Number||72600768|
In this article, we will examine some substance abuse in the military statistics and discuss the reasons behind this abuse in the Department of Defense. According to the drug abuse website which reports on substance abuse in America, 11 percent of service members reported misusing prescription medications. Home» The Prevalence of Substance Abuse in the Military. The Prevalence of Substance Abuse in the Military. The military has a zero tolerance policy for alcohol and drug abuse. However, studies show that military substance abuse is very common. Approximately percent of people in the military are using an illicit drug.
The U.S. military has known about the problem of drug use in its ranks since the Vietnam War, when contemporaneous accounts suggested up to 15 percent of enlisted men tried or became addicted to. Report to Congress on Prescription Drug Abuse. Requested by: House Report , accompanying the Department of Defense Appropriations Bill, , on Prescription Drug Abuse (page ) Office of the Secretary of Defense March The estimated cost of this report or study for the Department of Defense (DoD) is approximately $2,
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Sincefailed drug tests have increased in the U.S. Air Force by 82%, and in the U.S. Army by 37%. Drug abuse affects society in many ways. In the workplace it is costly in terms of lost work time and inefficiency. Drug users are more likely than nonusers to have occupational accidents, endangering themselves and those around them.
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