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Drugs and Health Blog: Heroin

Drugs and Health Blog: Heroin

August 2016

Timely blog posts feature emerging trends and apply the science of drug abuse to real life. The teacher’s guide features classroom activities and discussion questions for use with selected posts to encourage students to think critically about how drugs and drug abuse can affect them.

Grade: 6-10

Drugs On the Street: Brain Power!

Drugs On the Street: Brain Power!

July 2016

This module discusses the short- and long-term effects of heroin and cocaine, including addiction. Following the lesson, the students will participate in an acronym activity as part of the Challenge series. 

Grade: 6-9