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National Drug IQ Challenge

Encourages people to test their knowledge about drug abuse and addiction by asking them to take a 15-question quiz. Accompanying answers shed light on the science of drug abuse.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 04-05 Compilation for Teachers

A collection of articles and teacher lesson plans on the repercussions of drug use, including topics such as the science of drug addiction, the teen brain, the connection between drug abuse and AIDS, abuse of inhalants and prescription drugs, and the connection between drug addiction and obesity.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 04-05 Compilation for Students

A collection of articles on the repercussions of drug use, including topics such as the science of drug addiction, the teen brain, the connection between drug abuse and AIDS, abuse of inhalants and prescription drugs, and the connection between drug addiction and obesity.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 03-04 Compilation for Teachers

A collection of articles and teacher lesson plans designed to teach students about the repercussions of drug use, including topics such as cocaine, LSD, and prescription painkillers.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 03-04 Compilation for Students

A collection of articles designed to teach students about the repercussions of drug use, including topics such as cocaine, LSD, and prescription painkillers.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 02-03 Compilation for Teachers

A collection of articles and teacher lesson plans designed to teach students about the repercussions of drug use, including topics such as tobacco, marijuana, ecstasy, inhalants, heroin, and steroids.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 02-03 Compilation for Students

A collection of articles designed to teach students about the repercussions of drug use, including topics such as tobacco, marijuana, ecstasy, inhalants, heroin, and steroids.
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Marijuana: Informacion para los Adolescentes (Marijuana: Facts for Adolescents)

Presentado en formato de preguntas y respuestas y dirigidos a adolescentes, este folleto ofrece datos sobre la marihuana y sus efectos nocivos potenciales.
Picture of Brain Power! The NIDA Junior Scientist Prog: Grades 2-3 VHS

Brain Power! The NIDA Junior Scientist Prog: Grades 2-3 VHS

Provides a science program for students in grades 2–3 to educate them about their brains, why they should protect them, and how drugs such as nicotine and inhalants can hurt their brains. Includes six modules, a teacher’s guide, a parent’s guide, and a videotape.
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Selected Prescription Drugs With Potential for Abuse (Chart)

Offers a list prescription drugs commonly abused, including depressants, opioids and morphine derivatives, and stimulants, and provides their common and street names, how they are generally administered, and their potential health effects.
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Commonly Abused Drugs Card

Lists substances of abuse, including tobacco, alcohol, illicit and prescription drugs, listing their common and street names, how they are generally administered, and their potentially harmful health effects.
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Brain Power! The NIDA Junior Scientist Prog: Grades 4-5 VHS

Offers an interactive science education program for students in grades 4–5 to explore the human brain and the effects of drugs on the brain. Includes six modules, a teacher’s guide, parent newsletter, videotape, and poster.
A collection of articles and teacher lesson plans designed to teach students about the wide-ranging effects of various drugs on the brain, body, and life.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 05-06 Compilation for Students

A collection of articles designed to teach students about the repercussions of drug use, including topics such as methamphetamine, inhalants, prescription drugs, and influences on teen decision making.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 05-06 Compilation for Teachers

A collection of articles and teacher lesson plans designed to teach students about the repercussions of drug use, including topics such as methamphetamine, inhalants, prescription drugs, and influences on teen decision making.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 06-07 Compilation for Students

A collection of articles designed to teach students about the repercussions of drug use, including topics such as the science of addiction, effects of tobacco addiction, the connection between stress and drug abuse, and the health risks associated with drug abuse.
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Preventing Drug Use in Children/Adolescents: Parent/Educator/Comm Leader Guide, 2nd ed., 8.5x11

Presents research-based drug abuse prevention principles, an overview of program planning, and critical first steps for those learning about prevention.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 11-12 Compilation for Teachers

A booklet of skill-building extension activities, individual lesson plans, worksheets, and other resources to teach middle and high school students about marijuana. Topics include breaking down myths about marijuana, the science of how marijuana affects the brain, and the myth of "medical marijuana." Reinforces the student articles in the companion piece. See Also: Year 11-12 Compilation for Students and Marijuana: Download the Facts (teaching guide and Spanish/English) Posters.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 11-12 Compilation for Students

A collection of articles on marijuana for middle and high school students. Breaks down myths, including those about “medical marijuana.” Provides grade-appropriate scientific explanations of how THC affects the brain. Explains how marijuana can lead to addiction and other health and social problems. Describes how medications are approved in the U.S. Stimulates classroom discussions about the policy and health issues regarding marijuana. See Also: Year 11-12 Compilation for Teachers and Marijuana: Download the Facts (teaching guide and Spanish/English) Posters.
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 10-11 Compilation for Teachers

A booklet of skill-building extension activities to help your middle and high school students understand how prescription pain and stimulant medications can be both lifesaving and dangerous. Includes individual lesson plans, worksheets, Q&A, multiple choice quizzes, and other resources. Complements the student companion piece. See Also: Year 10-11 Compilation for Students and the Prescription Drug Abuse Poster.