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254 reviewed resources for drug prevention

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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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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 to 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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The Drug Dope Show

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In small groups, young scholars 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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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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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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Drugs

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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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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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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Soccer: Kickin' Butts!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students view a PBS "In the Mix" video about soccer and identify the benefits of playing the sport. They examine how playing a sport can help prevent tobacco abuse and design posters depicting the benefits of soccer.
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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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Mouse Party

For Students 7th - 12th
This is a note-taking chart for an interactive lesson on the effects of different drugs on brain activity. Middle schoolers choose a lab mouse and put it into a viewer to see what brain chemicals are being affected. They record the...
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CLOSE TO HOME - Overboard

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read a comic about a teen drug overdose that leads to death. In this drug awareness lesson, students role play characters in the story that react to the death of their friend due to drug use in an online forum. Students evaluate...
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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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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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Sara's Sister

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Does it matter where medication is stored in your home? Absolutely. The best way to identify proper and improper storage of medications is to participate in different role-play scenarios. A lesson models safe storage of medications in...
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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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How Does Caffeine Keep Us Awake?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You might want to put down your coffee for this one. Discover the science behind this stimulant, its origins, side-effects, and benefits of the most widely used drug: caffeine.
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Smoking: The Truth Unfiltered

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view a PSB "In the Mix" documentary about smoking and tobacco abuse prevention. They discuss the video, identify the physical risks and effects of smoking and analyze smoking advertisements for marketing techniques.
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Dangers of drugs, lying

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars read articles and write an essay about three college students who wanted to see what it felt like to get high. Young scholars discuss legal and ethical questions of illegal drug use, and stealing medication from someone...
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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 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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