Substance Abuse Prevention


  • Understand the physical, emotional and psychological effects of drugs and alcohol.

  • Understand the connection between drug use, violence and other risky behaviors.

  • Learn about the physiology of addiction.

  • Analyze social and media influences on attitudes toward drug and alcohol use.

  • Assess decisions based on values versus pressure and pervasiveness.

  • Build leadership skills to create a drug-free environment.

Learning Components

Computer learning activities are fully integrated with the animated life skills curriculum acting as a central medium for education and skill-building. Students communicate their ideas using web design and PowerPoint; collect and analyze data using spreadsheets; and access the vast resources of the Internet for research using browsers and search engines.

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