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171 reviewed resources for substance abuse and health

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In Sync Personal Development: Year 10

For Teachers 10th Standards
The 10 lessons in the In Sync Personal Development unit module encourage high school sophomores to take personal responsibility for the changes in their lives and develop tactics to deal with these changes. Individuals set goals and...
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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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Drugs, Risks and the Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In cooperative groups, middle schoolers contemplate the probability of 18 different situations occurring. After they make predictions, they compare them to the actual risk factors. This eye-opening exercise demonstrates that the odds of...
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My Generation Rx: Minute Activities

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Want to discuss the prevalence of prescription drug abuse among teenagers, but running out of class time? A series of short, straightforward activities address topics such as sharing prescription drugs, coping mechanisms for stress, and...
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Mental Health Lesson Plans

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), the stigma of mental illness is often worse than the actual disorder. With the lesson plans, pupils discover the myths and stereotypes associated with mental health disorders....
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Drug Abuse Affects Decision Making

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this drug abuse and decision making worksheet, students read about an experiment designed to study the effects of drug use on decision making. Students draw conclusions from the data and determine if the hypothesis is correct.
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Substance Use and Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What is substance abuse? What is the difference between a depressant and a stimulant? Here is a comprehensive unit on drug use, including three lessons with such activities as categorizing and defining key terms, identifying issues...
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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 activity that prompts them...
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Substance Abuse

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and define the symptoms of differently forms or substance and self abuse. They formulate opinions as to why people engage in these types of behaviors. Students create an action plan to help an individual who may be...
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Substance Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe the effects of drugs on the human body, both short-and long-term consequences. They create personal approaches to substance abuse control and prevention. Students demonstrate effective practices in working within...
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The Truth About Drugs

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Teenagers hear many messages about drugs from advertisements, their peers, their teachers, and their parents. But who is lying? What is the truth? A thorough, thoughtful unit takes a purposeful look at drug education, drug culture, and...
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Treating Substance Abuse Problems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils conduct an open discussion on the legal, social, and health consequences associated with substance abuse. Working in pairs, students discuss the effects of substance abuse and brainstorm possible solutions. Independently, pupils...
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Alcohol: Why Drink When You Can…

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Prepare your learners to make good decisions about drinking by providing them with the real facts about alcohol and substance abuse. This resource includes several worksheets explaining how alcohol affects the brain, as well as a general...
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Personal Development (Substance Abuse Prevention)

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders demonstrate an ability to access support in the home, school, and community to deal with substance abuse problems. They also evaluate responses to pressure regarding substance use and abuse.
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Tobacco Free Teens

For Students 4th - 10th
Clear the smoke about cigarette use with an engaging application. Comic strip animation and games teach learners why they should never try smoking in the first place, and how to quit this lethal habit if they have already been lured in.
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Lessons from the Street: An Introduction to Drug Education

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Looking for an introductory lesson on substance abuse? This lesson contains some very good information and an activity that will engage your learners. Anything that has a hands-on component usually grabs their attention. Have them...
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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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Health Literacy and Drug Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students brainstorm about the different health issues facing teens today. In this health science instructional activity, students discuss the danger associated with drug abuse. They recommend ways to stay healthy.
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What Are the Effects of Opioid Addiction on Young People?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are schools doing enough to address the opioid crisis in America? One school, Hope Academy in Indianapolis, focuses its entire curriculum on recovery from substance abuse. A nine-minute video from PBS documents the school's efforts to...
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Analyzing Media Messages

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Telling young people to just say no can be difficult in a world that inundates them with messages to just say yes. A lesson on media messages encourages teenagers to analyze song lyrics and advertisements that mention drugs and/or...
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Drug Education Year 6

For Students 6th
If you teach children the facts about substance abuse, you can have a positive impact on their behavior. Packed with information, activities, and advice, an extensive drug education packet is well worth an extended look.
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Stress and Drug Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars identify the different causes of stress. In this health science lesson plan, young scholars find the connection between stress and drug abuse. They discuss about the different kinds of stress they experience everyday.
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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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Prescription Drug Abuse: Teens in Danger

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify the most abused prescription drugs. For this drug awareness lesson, students discuss the harmful effects of taking drugs prescribed to someone else. They take a quiz before and after the lesson to check how much they...

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