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JL1 - Student Drug and Alcohol Use and Overdose Intervention

Albuquerque Public Schools prohibits the sale, use, possession, transfer of, or being under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, hallucinogens, inhalants, or drugs or possession of drug paraphernalia on district property or at any district-sponsored activity. 

Any student found to be engaging in any of the above behaviors shall be subject to appropriate interventions and/or disciplinary measures.

Albuquerque Public Schools shall provide and maintain opioid antagonist medication for the treatment of suspected opioid overdose.  Albuquerque Public Schools shall comply with all federal and state statutes and regulations, including training requirements for school personnel, regarding its overdose intervention program.


Administrative Position:      Associate Superintendent for Equity and Access/Associate Superintendent for High School/Associate Superintendent for Middle School/Associate Superintendents for Elementary School

Department Director:        Executive Director of Student, Family and Community Supports Division/Director of Nursing/Director of Counseling


Legal Cross Ref.:                                §22-5-4.3 NMSA 1978
                                                            §22-51-1 et seq. NMSA 1978
                                                            §24-23-1 NMSA 1978
                                                             NMAC 6.12.4
Board Policy Cross Ref.:                    JL – Student and Staff Wellness and Welfare
Procedural Directive Cross Ref:         APS Student Behavior Handbook
                                                           Student Expulsion
                                                           Long-Term Suspension of a Student

NSBA/NEPN Classification:        JLDB

Introduced: September 13, 2010
Reviewed: November 8, 2010
Adopted: November 17, 2010
Reviewed: June 14, 2017
Revised: June 21, 2017

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