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Grade 11  
Health, Approved 2006  
1    Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
1    The student will analyze how behavior can impact health maintenance and disease prevention.   
  
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A Family History of Alcoholism This easily distributed two-page brochure (PDF, front and back) from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) helps students in grades 9-12 as well as other concerned adults understand the relationship of alcohol and family histories of alcoholism, the risk factors involved, and sources from which they can obtain more information. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
A-Z of Drugs This resource from the Drug Awareness Rehabilitation and Management (DRUG-ARM) center provides a list of common drugs, their street names, and basic facts associated with each drug. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Above the Influence: Drug Facts These facts on common drugs are presented in a teen-friendly format specifically to help teens remain drug free. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Alcohol Abuse Screening Quiz This self-assessment from The New York Times Company will help older teens and adults examine their own alcohol use to determine the extent to which a problem needs to be addressed. This test can be helpful in determining whether or not it may be time to get help. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Alcohol Dependence This resource (PDF) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) helps students in grades 9-12 understand the dangers and consequences of alcohol dependence. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Alcohol Facts to Share With Others This extensive archive from the University of Texas Addiction Science Research and Education Center provides accurate information for public dissemination regarding alcohol and associated problems. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Alcohol Use and Abuse This four-page resource (PDF) from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) helps students in grades 9-12 as well as adults understand the facts about alcohol and aging, the effects of alcohol, how to know if someone has a drinking problem, and how to get help. The resource also provides a means of disseminating useful information to parents of high school students and other concerned adults. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Alcohol: A Women's Health Issue This booklet (PDF, 470 KB, 24 pages) from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) helps high school girls understand alcohol and drinking as they relate to women. The booklet also provides a means of disseminating useful information to parents of high school girls and other concerned adults. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Alcoholism: The Science Made Easy This publication from the Addiction Technology Transfer Center National Office contains approximately 100 articles devoted to current research on addiction. The articles are arranged by subtopic and may be accessed by chapter or downloaded as a single volume (PDF, 3.6 MB). (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
American Cancer Society Guide to Quitting Smoking This guide from the American Cancer Society (ACS) helps smokers kick the habit. It is also full of tips and resources for accessing additional help. (SDFSCA approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Anatomy of a Cigarette This interactive Web page provided by NOVA Online allows students to dissect a cigarette and learn about the chemical makeup of the different parts. Requires Flash plug-in. (SDFSCA Approved Activity - A.vii Activities in secondary schools that reinforce prevention activities implemented in elementary schools.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Antecedentes de alcoholismo en la familia This easily distributed, Spanish-version resource from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) helps Spanish-speaking students in grades 9-12 as well as other concerned adults understand the relationship of alcohol and family histories of alcoholism, the risk factors involved, and sources from which they can obtain more information. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Are You Troubled by Someone's Drinking? This self-assessment from the The New York Times Company will help older teens and adults examine how much someone else's alcohol drinking is affecting them and determine the extent to which a problem needs to be addressed. This test can be helpful in determining whether or not it may be time to get help. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Behavioral, Mental, and Social Effects of Drugs These thirteen articles about the behavioral, mental, and social effects of drugs were developed by the Drug Prevention Network of America to help researchers. They also provide background information that is helpful to teachers constructing lessons on the consequences of drug abuse. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.i - Activities that address the consequences of violence and the illegal use of drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Club Drugs Aren't Fun Drugs This article from Alan Leshner, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, highlights introductory information to club drugs, their various slang terms, and effects. Facts are presented on six different club drugs. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.v - Activities that teach students about the dangers of emerging drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Consequences of Meth This resource provides links to explanations that outline the consequences of Crystal Meth to users, families, children, and the community. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.i - Activities that address the consequences of violence and the illegal use of drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Cutting This article from The Nemours Foundation describes cutting behavior in a way that teenagers can understand. It also provides them with information on why people sometimes cut themselves, what can happen as a result, and how to get help. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.i - Activities that address the consequences of violence and the illegal use of drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Drinking and Your Pregnancy This resource from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) provides high school girls with the information they need to understand the dangers of drinking during pregnancy. A PDF version is also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Drinking and Your Pregnancy - American Indian Version This resource from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) provides Native Amercian high school girls with the information they need to understand the dangers of drinking during pregnancy. A PDF version is also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Drug Abuse Screening Quiz This self-assessment from the The New York Times Company will help older teens and adults examine their own drug use to determine the extent to which a problem needs to be addressed. This test can be helpful in determining whether or not it may be time to get help. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Drug Fact Sheets This list of 20 fact sheets on drugs from the Drug Awareness Rehabilitation and Management (DRUG-ARM) center provides students with specific information to assist with a variety of research and reference needs. Each is provided in PDF format. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Drug Facts The resource from Students Taking Action Not Drugs (STAND) provides high school students with the latest medical and scientific information about drugs. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Drug Facts This set of fact sheets from the Drug Free America Foundation was created to help ensure young people make informed choices about drugs. Fact sheets on eleven different drugs are included along with a description of how the chosen drug is often combined with other substances, multiplying the risks involved. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.vi - Activities that engage students in the learning process.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Drug Facts to Share With Others This extensive archive from the University of Texas Addiction Science Research and Education Center provides accurate information for public dissemination regarding drugs and associated problems. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Drug Guide These drug facts, accessed through a pull-down selection menu of drug types, provide information about each drug's street name, how it is typically used, and what effects it may have. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.vii - Activities in secondary schools that reinforce prevention activities implemented in elementary schools.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Drug Information Index This resource from the Indiana Prevention Resource Center provides teenagers with facts on eleven different drugs. The information is available in both English and Spanish. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Drug Use This statistical information from the Bureau of Justice Statistics provides teachers and students with data to improve understanding of the relationship of drugs and crimes with youth, the general population, and the workforce. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.vi - Activities that engage students in the learning process.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Drugs Mugs This 3D simulator uses a photo of a face to show how it could look under the effects of Ecstasy or Crystal Meth. It can be coupled with written information or discussion to reinforce students' understanding of the physical effects of these drugs. (SDFSA Approved Activity A.i - Activities that address the consequences of violence and the illegal use of drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Early Action Against Teen Drug Use: Teens as Communicators to Their Peers: Introduction This introduction (PDF) to the unit Early Action Against Teen Drug Use: Teens as Communicators to Their Peers from The New York Times Newspaper in Education Program encourages high school students to send the message that drug and alcohol use is not okay. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.iv - Activities that teach students to recognize social and peer pressure to use drugs illegally and the skills for resisting illegal drug use.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
First Aid for Drugs This resource from the UK's DrugScope provides information that may prove valuable to teenagers if confronted with an emergency situation in which a friend or acquaintance has been using drugs or alcohol. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
General Alcoholism This resource from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides basic facts about alcohol. Symptoms of alcoholism as well as statistics are also included. (SDFCA Approved Activity A.vi - Activities that engage students in the learning process.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Harmful Interactions: Mixing Alcohol With Medicines This resource (PDF) from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) helps students in grades 9-12 understand the dangers of mixing alcohol with certain types of medicines. Symptoms and possible results are also provided. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Health Consequences (of Tobacco) Fact Sheets This collection of 20 fact sheets provided by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, a subsidiary of the Center for Disease Control (CDC), will help high school students understand the consequences of tobacco use. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.vii - Activities in secondary schools that reinforce prevention activities implemented in elementary schools.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
How Does Alcohol Affect the World of a Child? This nine-page statistical brochure (PDF) for lay audiences summarizes the most current research findings about early alcohol use and its effects. It is provided by Leadership to Keep Children Alcohol Free, a coalition of governors' spouses, and is available in both English and Spanish. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.vi - Activities that engage students in the learning process.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Inhalant Abuse Kills with Little Public Attention This article from CNN explains the lack of public awareness regarding adolescent abuse of inhalants. It includes the results of a recent survey. (SDFCA Approved Activity A.iii - Activities that teach students that most people do not illegally use drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
La bebida y su embarazo This Spanish-version resource from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) provides Spanish-speaking high school girls with the information they need to understand the dangers of drinking during pregnancy. A PDF version is also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Las mujeres y el alcohol This Spanish-version booklet from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) helps Spanish-speaking high school girls understand alcohol and drinking as they relate to women. The booklet also provides a means of disseminating useful information to Spanish-speaking parents of high school girls and other concerned adults. A PDF version is available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Marijuana Brochure This brochure (PDF) from the Office of National Drug Control Policy details facts, explores risks, and provides suggestions to help parents and adults talk with students about avoiding marijuana use. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Marijuana: Facts for Teens This brochure (PDF) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) helps teens understand the facts regarding marijuana, prevalence of use, and effects. A Spanish version of the brochure is also available, as well as a similar brochure designed for parents in both English and Spanish. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 1
From: Designed Instruction
Marijuana: Myths and Facts This 44-page resource (PDF) from the Office of National Drug Control Policy investigates the truth behind ten popular misperceptions involving marijuana. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.i - Activities that address the consequences of violence and the illegal use of drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Meth ... What's Cooking in Your Neighborhood? This article by Chris Davis of the Community Partnership of the Ozarks helps teachers and parents to educate teens on the dangers of Crystal Meth and the problems associated with its production in neighborhood meth labs. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.v - Activities that teach students about the dangers of emerging drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
On Thin Ice This 13-page resource (PDF) from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Center (NDARC) in South Wales provides age-appropriate information for high school students on the emotional and physical effects of crystal ice, sometimes known as Crystal Meth. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.v - Activities that teach students about the dangers of emerging drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse This article from Teen People Magazine helps students in grades 6-12 understand the dangers associated with taking cough syrup to get high. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.v - Activities that teach students about the dangers of emerging drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Patterns of Club Drug Use This 15-page resource (PDF) from the University of Texas Center for Excellence in Drug Epidemiology explains the characteristics of people who use club drugs such as ecstasy and ketamine, and the patterns of their usage. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.i - Activities that address the consequences of violence and the illegal use of drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Poisonous Weed is Landing Kids in Hospitals This article from USA Today helps middle and high school students learn about a dangerous weed called jimson weed that produces a hallucinogenic high. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.v - Activities that teach students about the dangers of emerging drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Print Ads With a Message This collection of posters from the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion encourages a healthy lifestyle with anti-tobacco messages for students of all ages. Posters are in JPEG format. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Reacciones peligrosas: Mezclando bebidas alcoholicas con medicamentos This Spanish-version resource from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) helps Spanish-speaking students in grades 9-12 understand the dangers of mixing alcohol with certain types of medicines. Symptoms and possible results are also provided. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Say Goodbye to an Ugly Habit -- Quit Smoking This two-page brochure (PDF) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health, is designed to help teenage girls who have started to smoke kick the habit. It contains information about why people smoke, what quitting will mean for health, tips to stop, and links to sites with other resources for quitting. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Search for a Safe Cigarette: The Dope on Nicotine This interactive Web page provided by NOVA Online allows students to click on computerized images and follow the trail nicotine blazes through the body, from mouth to brain. Requires Flash plug-in. (SDFSCA Approved Activity - A.vii Activities in secondary schools that reinforce prevention activities implemented in elementary schools.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Staying Safe This resource from The Nemours Foundation provides high school students with answers and advice on safety, as well as a collection of articles including bike safety and many others. Teachers will find it useful for classroom research on safety pertaining to many topics. (SDFSCA Approve Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Street Drugs This resource provides an extensive list of drugs and facts pertaining to each. Drugs are indexed by their slang street names as well as their traditional names. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Study: Anti-Smoking Campaign is Helping This article first published in Newsday describes results of a national ad campaign associated with declines in youth smoking. The information is instructive for middle and high school students as well as local leaders exploring the use of local advertising. (SFSCA Approved Activity A.vi - Activities that engage students in the learning process.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Suicide This article for teenagers from The Nemours Foundation describes factors that are involved in teen suicide and identifies warning signs that can act as an alert that the potential exists. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.i - Activities that address the consequences of violence and the illegal use of drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 3
From: Designed Instruction
Take the Tobacco True/False Test This quick true/false quiz from the Center for Addiction Research of British Columbia (CARBC) will help teenagers assess their knowledge about secondhand smoke. Teachers will find it useful to introduce the concept of pollution by the harmful chemicals in secondhand smoke. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Ten Things You Didn't Know About Nicotine This article from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation provides background information to help students understand the consequences of smoking and nicotine addiction. It presents ten facts about nicotine that have surfaced from recent research. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.vi - Activities that engage students in the learning process.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
The A-Z of Drugs This resource provides an exhaustive list of facts pertaining to many common drugs. The drugs are indexed by their common names and street names. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
The Effects of Drugs This resource from London's Drugsline provides facts about the effects of some of the most common substances associated with drug addiction, their variable and unpredictable nature, and misconceptions regarding what actually happens when they are used. Pictures of the drugs are included. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.i - Activities that address the consequences of violence and the illegal use of drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
The Evidence: Science Doesn't Lie This article from Students Taking Action Not Drugs (STAND) helps confirm the idea that marijuana is dangerous by presenting recent research that indicates that the effects of four marijuana joints equals that of twenty cigarettes. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.i - Activities that address the consequences of violence and the illegal use of drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
The Puke Page These images from the Center for Addiction Research of British Columbia (CARBC) will help to reinforce certain very tangible consequences of tobacco for teenagers who may be contemplating smoking. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.ii - Activities that promote a sense of individual responsibility.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Alcohol This alcohol awareness brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides adults as well as students in grades 9-12 with facts, risks, signs of use, and myths regarding alcohol use. Pre-printed copies are also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Club Drugs This club drug awareness brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides adults as well as students in grades 9-12 with facts, risks, signs of use, and myths regarding use of club drugs. Pre-printed copies are also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Cocaine This cocaine awareness brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides adults as well as students in grades 9-12 with facts, risks, signs of use, and myths regarding cocaine use. Pre-printed copies are also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Hallucinogens This hallucinogen awareness brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides adults as well as students in grades 9-12 with facts, risks, signs of use, and myths regarding use of hallucinogens. Pre-printed copies are also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Heroin This heroin awareness brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides adults as well as students in grades 9-12 with facts, risks, signs of use, and myths regarding herion use. Pre-printed copies are also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Inhalants This inhalant awareness brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides adults as well as students in grades 9-12 with facts, risks, signs of use, and myths regarding use of inhalants. Pre-printed copies are also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Marijuana This marijuana awareness brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides adults as well as students in grades 9-12 with facts, risks, signs of use, and myths regarding marijuana use. Pre-printed copies are also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Methamphetamines This methamphetamine awareness brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides adults as well as students in grades 9-12 with facts, risks, signs of use, and myths regarding use of methamphetamines. Pre-printed copies are also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Tips for Teens: The Truth About Steroids This steroid awareness brochure from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) provides adults as well as students in grades 9-12 with facts, risks, signs of use, and myths regarding use of steroids. Pre-printed copies are also available. (SDFSCA Approved Activity C - Dissemination of drug and violence prevention information to schools and the community.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Tobacco Facts This three-page fact sheet (PDF) from the 11th World Conference on Tobacco or Health helps students to explore the relationship between tobacco use and production worldwide. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.vi - Activities that engage students in the learning process.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Youth, Alcohol and Other Drugs This overview from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) helps teenagers understand facts and information regarding the interaction of youth, alcohol, and other drugs. Resources are provided along with the facts as well as links for research purposes. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.vi - Activities that engage students in the learning process.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction
Youths Die by Inhaling Household Substances This article by Clark Staten, Executive Director of the Emergency Response and Research Institute, explains the characteristics of the average huffer as well as current research regarding inhalant abuse. (SDFSCA Approved Activity A.v - Activities that teach students about the dangers of emerging drugs.)

Submitted by: Batch 2
From: Designed Instruction

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