A STUDY OF DRUGS USE AWARENESS AMONG STUDENTS IN KENYA

Authors

  • Martin Ogutu Kenya Medical Training College-Mathare, Nairobi
  • Evans Vidija Sagwa Kenya Medical Training College-Mathare, Nairobi
  • Vidija Evans Kenya Medical Training College-Mathare, Nairobi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51594/imsrj.v1i2.60

Keywords:

Substance Use, Medical, Students, Health Literacy, Mental Health, Kenya

Abstract

The study aims to assess the substance use related literacy among the medical students in government based medical college in the Nairobi, Kenya. The methodology of the study was cross sectional based on survey method. Result states that majority of students reported there is presence of substance abusing youths are existed in their classrooms. Results also shows that there is low level of self-intake substance and increase assertiveness as found among medical students.

Published

2019-11-09 — Updated on 2020-06-23

Issue

Section

Articles