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Strand 4: SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION (SAP)

Students will learn how substances affect the developing brain, practice ways to resist peer pressure, and examine consequences of substance use.
  • AboveTheInfluence.com
    National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign- drug information, facts, social support for adolescents to stay drug free.
  • Health I, Strand 4 Resource Guide
    The Resource Guides for Health Education were created by teachers, community partners and health education specialists to support teachers in each grade. These guides have sample activities and reliable resources for each standard. This is not intended to be curriculum, and all curriculum must be approved at the local level.
  • Just Think Twice
    Drug Enforcement Administration- interactive website with drug information, quizzes and other resources.
  • Sara's Quest
    Follow Sara on her quest by answering questions to learn more about the effects of drugs, such as marijuana, on your brain and body.


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