School Reporting of Drug Violations Act; Drug Prevention & Education Programs

School Reporting of Drug Violations Act; Drug Prevention & Education Programs

SCHOOL REPORTING OF DRUG VIOLATIONS ACT (105 ILCS 127/)

Sec. 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the School Reporting of Drug Violations Act. (Source: P.A. 90-395, eff. 8-15-97.)

Sec. 2. Duty of school administrators. It is the duty of the principal of a public elementary or secondary school, or his or her designee, and the chief administrative officer of a private elementary or secondary school or a public or private community college, college or university, or his or her designee, to report to the municipal police department or office of the county sheriff of the municipality or county where the school is located violations of Section 5.2 of the Cannabis Control Act and violations of Section 401 and subsection (b) of Section 407 of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act occurring in a school, on the real property comprising any school, on a public way within 1,000 feet of a school, or in any conveyance owned, leased, or contracted by a school to transport students to or from school or a school related activity within 48 hours of becoming aware of the incident. (105 ILCS 127/99) Sec. 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon becoming law. (Source: P.A. 90-395, eff. 8-15-97.)

DRUG PREVENTION & EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Through DACC Student Services, Campus Security, Human Resources, and community resources, a variety of information and educational programs/interventions are offered to prevent and reduce alcohol and other drug use/abuse for the DACC community. The College also provides a free, online training that discusses the responsibilities and consequences of using drugs and alcohol. Specifically, the Alcohol Awareness for Students, Bystander Intervention for Students, and Drug Awareness & Abuse courses are recommended for ALL college students. These online trainings can be found on the Current Students webpage at https://www.dacc.edu/currentstudents under the DACC Safe Colleges Training link. A biennial review of our alcohol and other drug prevention strategies is also performed to determine the effectiveness and implement changes as needed. For more information concerning current programs, interventions and policies, contact the Vice President of Student Services at 217-443-8746.

Counseling and Treatment

Students are welcome to visit the Advisement & Counseling department (Lincoln Hall, Room 104) to meet with a DACC Counselor. The Counselor will refer students to local resources such as the ones listed below:

Alcohol Chemical Evaluation Services (ACES) 217-443-9190
Alcoholics Anonymous 217-373-4200
Hoopeston Multi-Agency 217-283-5544
Illinois Tobacco Quit-line 866-784-8937
New Directions Treatment Center 217-442-9026
The Pavilion 800-373-1700
Rosecrance 888-928-5278

Interested individuals are encouraged to contact each agency for additional information regarding specific services and costs.

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