Picture of Drugs: Shatter the Myths
Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.
Picture of Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction
Provides scientific information about the disease of drug addiction, including the many harmful consequences of drug abuse and the basic approaches that have been developed to prevent and treat the disease.
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Picture of Marijuana: Facts for Teens
Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects.
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 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 Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Marijuana
Explains how THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, causes changes in the brain that affect memory, emotions, balance, and judgment.
Picture of The Brain: Understanding Neurobiology Through the Study of Addiction
Equips teachers and students in grades 9 through 12 with interactive curriculum on the neurobiology of the brain as a result of drug abuse and addiction.
Picture of Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know
Brochure, in question-and-answer format, that provides facts about marijuana for parents and offers tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Prescription Drugs
Explains how prescription drugs, when used improperly, can cause addiction and other harmful health problems.
Picture of Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What To Ask
Offers guidance in seeking drug abuse treatment and lists five questions to ask when searching for a treatment program.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Opiates
Describes how opiates, such as Vicodin, morphine, heroin, and codeine, affect the brain, the nervous system, and the limbic system, which controls emotions.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Nicotine
Describes how nicotine acts on the heart to change heart rate and blood pressure, and discusses dependency, treatment, and effects of long-term nicotine use.
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 Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Inhalants
Describes how inhalants, such as hair spray, gasoline, and spray paint, can cause nerve cell damage in the brain that can affect the body in a lot of ways.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Methamphetamine
Explains how methamphetamine acts in the body and the brain and what happens with long-term use of the drug.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Hallucinogens
Explains how hallucinogens affect the brain’s communication centers as well as its ability to control sleep and emotions.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Cocaine
Explores with young teens how cocaine changes the way nerve cells communicate in the brain and the negative effects the drug can have on the body.
Picture of Brain Power! Challenge Grade 6-9: Science-Based Drug Abuse Information for Students
Offers an interactive science education program for students in grades 6–9 about the brain and the effects of drugs on the body. Includes six modules, a teacher’s guide, a parent newsletter, and a CD-Rom.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Anabolic Steroids
Shows young teens how anabolic steroids can cause liver damage and cancer and weaken the immune system.
Offers supplemental posters to an interactive science education program for students in grades K–1 about scientists, the brain, the nervous system, and the effects of drugs on the human body.

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