Health Education

PUBLIC HEALTH – CHILDREN’S ISSUES

Health Education

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports comprehensive health education including behavioral health provided by qualified health educators as a major course in all schools, beginning at the elementary level; and be it further

RESOLVED, that the North Carolina Medical Society supports a statewide comprehensive sexual education curriculum in all schools that emphasizes abstinence and will provide information about measures to prevent STDs and teenage pregnancy; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports behavioral health and substance abuse education in all schools beginning at the elementary level including alcohol, tobacco, prescription and non-prescription drug, and illegal substance abuse education.

(Resolution 22-1986, adopted 5/3/86)
(revised, Report Y-1996, Item 4, adopted 11/17/96)
(revised, Report L1-2004, Item 56, adopted 11/14/2004)
(revised, Report I-2009, Item 3-35, adopted 11/01/2009)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 138, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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