Sara Bellum Blog Teaching Guides provide educators with 4 groups of related blog posts that complement health curricula about drug abuse. These posts, written by NIDA scientists and science writers, describe the latest science-based information about drug abuse and addiction.
Each guide contains:
- An introduction
- Selected blog posts related to the topic
- Discussion questions for each blog post
- Additional related resources
Brain Development: The Teen Brain
How drug abuse can negatively affect the developing teen brain - Download PDF [482 KB]
Drugs of Abuse
How specific drugs affect the brain, body, and overall health - Download PDF [1.4 MB]
Topics Related to Drug Abuse and Addiction
The social and emotional impacts of drug abuse, including peer pressure, stress, and stigma - Download PDF [747 KB]
Teaching Teens the Science of Addiction
The latest science and research on the ever-changing landscape of drug abuse and addiction - Download PDF [1.4 MB]
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