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Early Drug Abuse Prevention

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Good drugs, bad drugs, all kinds of drugs. Use this collection to expose your youngsters to the proper and improper usage of drugs. From alcohol to opioids to reading prescription medication labels, this collection is sure to get you...
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Health Smart Virginia: 8th Grade Social Emotional Health

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate various health concepts, skills, and behaviors to plan for their personal, lifelong health goals. These include awareness and consequences of risky behaviors, disease prevention, overall wellness, and...
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Drugs + Your Body—It Isn’t Pretty

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Drugs can affect all parts of the body including teeth, skin, heart, brain, and lungs. Use an interactive that explores topics like addiction and the brain, steroid use and skin breakouts, methamphetamine use and rotting teeth, smoking...
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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: Prevention Tips

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students use the Internet to examine ways they can prevent using drugs. They discover the dangers of these substances and complete online quizzes.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The I-STOP law was designed to regulate the distribution and tracking of prescription drugs. After reading an article about its signing and implementation, middle and high schoolers work together to come up with their own ideas for an...
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Prescription Drug Ads

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bayer Pharmaceuticals sold heroin as a cough medicine in the 1900s ... who knew? Scholars discover this, and other interesting facts, when they use the resource to prepare for a class discussion or debate. They browse videos, readers'...
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Recovery From Drug Addiction

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Are there factors that put some individuals at a higher risk for drug addiction than others? Learn more about the risk factors that may make some people more susceptible to addiction, as well as protective factors that help prevent...
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Tobacco Use Prevention

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders design their own tobacco prevention campaign. They discuss tobacco prevention, make a poster, and design a slogan. This is a motivating way to explore this topic.
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The Drug Dope Show

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In small groups, students research an assigned drug category including its physical effects, addiction treatments and the societal, academic and economic impacts of drug abuse. They engage in a "talk show" and discussion about drug...
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Drugs: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What do drugs do to the body and to the mind? What are the dangers of using drugs? How can teens respond to the pressure to use drugs? After reading a series of articles related to drug use and abuse, class members prepare a skit to...
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The Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Wouldn't it be nice if the pain came with an expiration date? Wouldn't it be nice if prescription pain killers weren't addictive? Alas, that's not how things work. To understand the dangers of opioids and other prescription pain...
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Dangers of drugs, lying

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students read articles and write an essay about three college students who wanted to see what it felt like to get high. Students discuss legal and ethical questions of illegal drug use, and stealing medication from someone else. Students...
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Rx for Understanding: Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know more than 2,000 teens begin abusing prescription drugs each day? Ensure your learners are educated about the crucial health issue of prescription drug abuse with this unit. 
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The Drugs Revolution and the Development of Penicillin

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Fleming, Florey, and Chain all had a hand in developing penicillin and the start of the drug revolution. From germ theory to the vaccinations that saved millions, this presentation will give upper graders the basics about the advent of...
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Just Say No to Drugs

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the dangers of drugs, drug awareness and abuse and different types of drugs. They demonstrate reading comprehension sills including inference, literal meaning and critical analysis.
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Drug Abuse in Social Settings: A Serious Task for Teens

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss why drug abuse risk is higher in social settings. In this health science lesson, students interpret real life statistics on teen drug use. They describe refusal and prevention strategies.
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Studies against the use of drugs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate information regarding studies that highlight the prevention of drug use. They acquire knowledge on the topic in order to inform others. They compose a report/essay on the information that they have learned.
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Drug and Alcohol Prevention

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. They prepare a written report on the chosen topic related to drugs and/or alcohol. Students utilize technology to share the information about alcohol and/or drugs with an...
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Therapeutic Drugs Expert Group

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this medical worksheet, students gather in-depth information on how well therapeutic drugs can effectively prevent the spread of disease. They explore three stations and give examples where therapeutics have been used successfully and...
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Project ALERT

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why do people use drugs? What are the consequences? The alternatives? How can young people resist the pressures to use drugs? The Project Alert drug prevention program provides middle schoolers with the information they need and the...
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Drug Abuse: Altered States

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers view an "In the Mix" video about drug abuse. They participate in a discussion about the video, distinguish several facts and myths about drug use, identify how drugs can affect people's lives and engage in role-playing the...
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Medication Safety for Teens

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The most valuable way to protect teenagers from prescription drug abuse is to equip them with knowledge. An informative slideshow covers various aspects of prescription drug safety, including the importance of keeping one's prescription...
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Raising DrugFree Kids:: A Values Approach

For Teachers 1st - Higher Ed
Young scholars describe the components of a drug-prevention program, explain the place of drug-prevention in raising students and in the school curriculum, and design, plan and implement the Drug Free Kids program.

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