Substance Abuse Prevention-FOUNDATIONS: Grades 4-5

Substance Abuse Prevention-FOUNDATIONS is the first program in our substance abuse prevention continuum and starts with the basics. We outline different types of substances including alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, vaping and medicines and their impact on the brain and body. Students will begin learning refusal and coping skills. Watch a short video: The program is technology […]

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Substance Abuse Prevention-INFLUENCERS: Grades 6-7

The second program in our substance abuse prevention continuum, INFLUENCERS students learn about the short and long term risks associated with substance use including alcohol, marijuana and vaping, as well as the safe use of prescription medications and the potentially lethal dangers of taking a pill that did not come from a licensed pharmacy. The influencers […]

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Substance Abuse Prevention-DECISIONS: Grade 8

The third program in our substance abuse prevention continuum, DECISIONS, has our Educators lead students in a discussion on more complex topics like polysubstance use, the impact of substance use on short/long term goals and a deeper understanding of brain development. Taught through the use of characters and scenarios students are able to explore difficult situations involving […]