Drug Use and Risky Behaviors Teacher Resources

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In Sync Personal Development: Year 9

For Teachers 9th Standards
Change is inevitable—learning how to manage those changes is the focus of the 10 lessons In Sync Personal Development unit module designed for high school freshmen. Scholars develop behaviors and strategies for identifying and expressing...
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Drug Use in Sports

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The ancient Greeks used performance enhancing drugs, such as opium juice, when they participated in the original Olympic Games. Pupils research a website with debate topics to decide if athletes' use of such drugs in modern sports is...
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Drugs Awareness

For Teachers 8th
Peer pressure can lead to dangerous activities for the eighth graders in your class. Prepare them for the tough conversations in the years ahead with a set of lessons about drugs and their consequences on users' lives.
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Drugs Awareness

For Teachers 10th Standards
The final lesson in a series of 10 focusing on Social, Physical, Emotional, Cognitive and Spiritual (SPECS) health investigates the effects of legal and illegal substances, their risks, and the consequences of their misuse.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Decisions and Consequences

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Teach young learners that most drug addictions end in one of three outcomes: treatment, jail, or death. After watching a short video segment on the consequences of drug abuse, class members discuss what they viewed and consider what...
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What You Need to Know about Marijuana Use and Driving

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Research indicates that marijuana can negatively affect coordination and judgment, making it dangerous to drive while under the influence. But does it increase the risk of car crashes? An informative fact sheet describes the ways...
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Drugs: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What happens to your body when you use drugs? What do you do if your friend wants you to start using? Learn about the signs of addiction and the ways to withstand peer pressure with two classroom activities. After storyboarding the...
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Drugs Awareness

For Teachers 9th Standards
Legal and illegal. Use and misuse. Risks and consequences. Myths and facts. Class members investigate the effects on the body of various drugs, including cannabis, nicotine, and alcohol.
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Drug Education Tobacco Year 7

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A series of activities encourages young people to be smoke free. Class members identify the chemicals found in cigarettes and cigarette smoke, investigate the health risks, and practice refusal strategies.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: The Brain on Autopilot

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
For some people, the force of addiction can be as biologically compelling as the drive for food or water. High schoolers watch a video segment about Ryan, a recovering addict, and learn more about how opioids and other drugs can affect...
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Reducing Sexual Risk

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders identify the different risks that teens are facing today. In this health lesson, 10th graders discuss strategies to avoid the risks. They apply what they have learned to answer a given scenario.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Contemplating Nature vs. Nurture

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Does having an addict in your family make it more likely to become one yourself? Explore the genetic risk factors, as well as the prominent environmental influences, for substance addiction in a lesson that encourages awareness and open...
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Marijuana Facts for Teens

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Is marijuana addictive? Can you drive under the influence of marijuana? What happens if you smoke marijuana while you're pregnant? Teenagers learn the answers to these and many more frequently asked questions in an online booklet about...
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The Truth About "Rehab" and Drug Addiction

For Students 9th - 12th
In this drug addiction worksheet, students read an article about "rehab" and drug addiction and take a 10 question multiple choice quiz after they read to determine what they know about these two topics. Students discuss the reading and...
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Drug Education Tobacco Year 9

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Middle schoolers investigate the effects of tobacco use on the four major spheres of a person's life. They then compare the safety of conventional cigarettes and e-cigarettes. The lesson ends with class members practicing techniques for...
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Drugs

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Young scholars investigate drugs by identifying which ones are illegal and potentially harmful.  In this medicine activity, students complete worksheets in which they role play situations where they have found or ingested drugs and...
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No To Drugs and Alcohol

For Teachers K
Students sing the song "I Am Strong." They discuss why drugs and alcohol are bad for them. Students draw a picture showing themselves saying no to drugs. They write a short description about their picture.
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Alcohol and Other Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers take a quiz about substance abuse, then discuss the answers. They read and analyze the top five reasons students give for using alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs and discuss ways for them to make healthy choices.
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Sex Under the Influence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the effects of drinking on decision making. In this alcohol use lesson, students discover how their decision making skills are hindered when drinking. Students discuss how HIV is and is not transmitted and analyze the...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: The Cycle of Addiction

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Drug addiction, including prescription drug addiction, begins with a reason that's different for every user. High schoolers learn more about the reasons people begin abusing drugs with a set of videos and worksheets that discuss four...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Myth or Fact

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Are opioids the most abused drug after marijuana? How hard is it for young people to obtain painkillers without a prescription? Middle and high schoolers explore the growing epidemic of opioid addiction with a lesson that prompts them to...
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Stimulant Addiction

For Students 8th - 10th
In this stimulants and addiction worksheet, students take a 10 problem multiple choice quiz to determine what they know about the effects of stimulants on the brain. Students then read an article "Stimulant Addiction" and compare their...
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It's All About Choice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine different choices they make as supporting or undermining their intent to remain abstinent, including the affect of substance use on those choices.
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Teen and Decision Making

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine how the brain develops. In this neurology instructional activity students read an article citing evidence that the different areas of the brain mature at different rates. They discuss emotional versus logical aspects of...

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