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Picture of Heads Up: Drugs & The Body- It Isn't Pretty. Double Sided English/Spanish Poster
A graphic tour of how the body is affected by various drugs of abuse. Includes an annotated “body” poster for your classroom wall along with six skills sheets. One side in English; the other in Spanish.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 12-13 Compilation for Students
A collection of articles designed to teach students about the wide-ranging effects of various drugs on the brain, body, and life.
Picture of Marijuana: Download the Facts Poster (Teaching Guide)
Front: Targets teens and young adults, emphasizing three essential messages about smoking marijuana: it is addictive, it can lead to school failure, and it impairs driving. Back: Four lesson plans for teachers, including critical-thinking activity worksheets and answer keys. Reviews basic marijuana facts. Helps students differentiate between fact and opinion, understand the importance of sources, analyze an editorial cartoon, and realize how messages about drugs are communicated, overtly and hidden, in songs and music videos. See also Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body—Year 11-12 Compilations for Students and Teachers.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 13-14 Compilation for Teachers
A teacher lesson plan designed to teach students about the extraordinary complexities of the brain, including such topics as how drugs overload the brain's reward system; how actions in youth impact the brain's efficiencies through synaptic pruning; and why teen brains are inclined toward impulsivity and the benefits of "pausing" before making decisions.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 12-13 Compilation for Teachers
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.
Picture of Drugs + Your Body: It Isn’t Pretty (Teaching Guide) Poster
Front: Powerful imagery shows teens and young adults how drugs of abuse damage major organs. Back: Four critical-thinking activity worksheets and lesson plans on drugs of abuse: a basic neuroscience lesson on how the brain governs the body; an in-depth look at how different drugs damage various vital organs; an activity using a diagram to explore how abusing drugs can damage relationships; and an exercise on how to read a statistical graph on emergency room visits to show the impact of drugs on society.
Picture of Marijuana: Download the Facts Spanish & English Poster
Double-sided poster for teens and young adults: one side English, one side Spanish. Emphasizes three essential messages about smoking marijuana: it is addictive, it can lead to school failure, and it impairs driving. See also Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body—Year 11-12 Compilations for Students and Teachers.
Picture of Marijuana English Single-Sided Poster
Single-sided English poster for teens and young adults. Emphasizes three essential messages about smoking marijuana: it is addictive, it can lead to school failure, and it impairs driving.
Picture of Prescription Drug Poster
Raises awareness of the health consequences of improper use of prescription drugs and contrasts it with the benefits of safe and proper prescription drug use.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 13-14 Compilation for Students
A collection of articles designed to teach students about the extraordinary complexities of the brain, including such topics as how drugs overload the brain's reward system; how actions in youth impact the brain's efficiencies through synaptic pruning; and why teen brains are inclined toward impulsivity and the benefits of "pausing" before making decisions.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 04-05 Compilation for Students

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.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 07-08 Compilation for Teachers

Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 07-08 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 consequences of impairment from drug abuse, facts about hydrocodone, how to talk with your doctor about your health, and the brain science behind teen decision making.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 03-04 Compilation for Students

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.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 11-12 Compilation for Students

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.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 06-07 Compilation for Teachers

Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 06-07 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 the science of addiction, effects of tobacco addiction, the connection between stress and drug abuse, and the health risks associated with drug abuse.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 02-03 Compilation for Students

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.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 10-11 Compilation for Students

Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 10-11 Compilation for Students

A collection of articles to teach middle and high school students the repercussions of abusing prescription drugs—both pain medications and stimulants. Learn the difference between their proper use and abuse. Get the facts about their dangers. Separate facts and myths. See Also: Year 10-11 Compilation for Teachers and the Prescription Drug Abuse Poster.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 05-06 Compilation for Teachers

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.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 09-10 Compilation for Students

Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 09-10 Compilation for Students

A collection of articles designed to teach students about the repercussions of drug use, including topics such as answers to questions about drugs commonly asked by teens, teen research in addiction science, and how to use facts to help make smart decisions when it comes to drugs.
Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 04-05 Compilation for Teachers

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.