2 edition of Teaching about drug abuse. found in the catalog.
Teaching about drug abuse.
Illinois. Interagency Drug Abuse Education Development Committee.
Written in English
|LC Classifications||HV5808 .I4|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||147|
|LC Control Number||72611126|
Drug education is the planned provision of information, resources, and skills relevant to living in a world where psychoactive substances are widely available and commonly used for a variety of both medical and non-medical purposes, some of which may lead to harms such as overdose, injury, infectious disease (such as HIV or hepatitis C), or addiction. This is Part 1 of a three-part curriculum for teaching substance-abuse prevention to primary school-aged children. "Arty and the Booger-Genie" is a poignant, suspenseful, comical, exciting and scary fiction book about a ten year old boy and his experiences with drug use and addiction.
Children need to be educated about tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs in order to make safe decisions. Find lessons and printables to teach your students about smoking, substance abuse prevention, and health and wellness. Utilize these cross-curricular teaching resources on alcohol and drug awareness to make sure your students get the facts. Alcohol and Substance Abuse Books & Reference Books Search this Guide Search. taxes, and prohibitions--designed to control drug abuse are a more recent phenomenon. Those policies sometimes have terrible side-effects: most prominently the development of criminal enterprises dealing in forbidden (or untaxed) drugs and the use of the profits Author: Kirk Moll.
Drug abuse is an issue for a variety of ages, so education on drugs and their consequences is important in school. This lesson lists books of fiction and nonfiction for students of all ages. Bird by Zetta Elliot and My Big Sister Takes Drugs by Judith Vigna are two books that can be used as read-alouds at the middle school level. A booklist “ Substance Abuse Fiction for Teens ” is posted on Scholastic List Exchange to integrate the exploration of alcohol and drug abuse in the English language arts classroom. Related Resources.
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developing sound drug abuse prevention programs have been prepared under the Drug Abuse Educa-tion Project. Some of these are included in this Resource Book. Additional aids that will also be available include guidelines to innovative teaching methods in drug abuse education.
The final and most extensive section of the book deals with matters relating to the specifics of the educational process as related to drug abuse. It is hoped that this publication will provide educators with valuable information about drugs and the drug scene, and will act as a catalyst in promoting the commitment and involvement needed to make the classroom an effective focus in drug abuse : Muriel Nellis.
Get this from a library. Teaching about drug abuse. [Illinois. Interagency Drug Abuse Education Development Committee.]. A section on planning drug abuse education workshops is included.
The book is divided into five parts: (1) teaching about drugs; (2) facts about drugs; (3) supplementary reports on drugs; (4) drug films; and (5) how to plan a drug abuse education workshop.
Selected references are listed at the end of the book. Education about substance abuse is an important part of helping individuals understand the many aspects of this topic. This information can include factual data about what substance abuse is; warning signs of addiction ; information about how alcohol and specific drugs affect the mind and body; the consequences that addiction can have on one’s physical and mental health, family, relationships, and.
Layout of the Book The Substance Abuse & Recovery Workbook is designed to be used either independently or as part of an integrated curriculum.
You may administer one of the assessments and the journaling exercises to an individual or a group with whom you are working, or you may administer a number of the assessments over one or more days.
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Introduction UNIT ONE About the Manual The aim of the manual is to introduce teachers and others who work with young people to a way of teaching drug education and other health issues such as HIV/AIDS, based on the development of links between knowledge values and skills.
Inthe National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) published the first edition of Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide to share the latest NIDA-funded prevention research findings with parents, educators, and community leaders.10 Using Outside Sources for Drug Education Inputs 79 11 Drug Use Scenarios 81 12 Contacts, Further Reading and Websites This approach is informed by the understanding that if drugs education is to be effective, it needs to Abuse, Dependence,Addiction File Size: 1MB.Teaching kids about drugs, their effects, and aftermath, is a powerful tool in making sure that the next generation won’t become addicts.
Educators and parents should do their best to teach kids about drugs and why they are harmful.