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, inhalants and medicines and their impact on the brain and body. Students will begin learning refusal and coping skills and become Peer Prevention Specialists. Watch a short […]

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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. The influencers and normalization of substance use is explored including social media, song lyrics and advertising. These programs incorporate a comprehensive, blended learning approach to substance abuse prevention […]

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Substance Abuse Prevention-DECISIONS: Grade 8

In 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. Small groups are utilized to help spur discussion and engagement. Our substance abuse […]