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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.

Versión en español:
La Ciencia de la Adiccion
Picture of Drugs: Shatter the Myths

Answers teens’ most frequently asked questions about drugs and abuse with scientific facts and engaging images.

Picture of Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body- Year 17-18 Compilation for Students
A collection of articles designed to teach students about how genes affect addiction and how synthetic drugs can be dangerous. Students will have the opportunity to learn how to tell real science from made-up claims. Accompanying teacher’s guide also available.
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 Mind Matters: Drugs and the Brain
This series is designed for young people in 5th through 8th grades. This title explains how the brain develops and how using drugs can damage the brain.
Picture of Mind Matters: The Body's Response to Marijuana
This series is designed for young people in 5th through 8th grades. This title explains how people use marijuana and how marijuana affects the brain and body.
Picture of Mind Matters: The Body's Response to Nicotine
This series is designed for young people in 5th through 8th grades. This title describes cigarettes, e-cigarettes, vapes, and other tobacco products and provides information on how nicotine affects the brain and body.
Picture of Mind Matters: The Body's Response to Opioids
This series is designed for young people in 5th through 8th grades. This title describes what opioids are, how they affect the brain, and how they can affect your life.
Picture of Mind Over Matter Kit (Spanish)

Esta serie completa fue diseñada para alentar a los muchachos del 6º al 8º grado a que aprendan sobre los efectos del abuso de drogas sobre el cuerpo y el cerebro.

Picture of Opioid Facts for Teens
Presented in question-and-answer format, this booklet provides teens with facts about opioids and their potential harmful effects.
Picture of Respect Teaching Guide Poster
This guide develops students’ understanding of how respect is key to healthy behaviors and building healthy relationships. Includes a classroom poster, lessons and activities, and work sheets.

Front: Images showing five ways everyone can stand up to bullying. Back: Lesson plans, activities, and worksheets to help students learn how to recognize situations that involve bullying, build awareness about the negative consequences of bullying, including substance use, and build skills needed to help prevent bullying and safely intervene if someone is in trouble.