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Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco Resources

Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco

Drugs and Alcohol

Tobacco

  • Anti-smoking video  Anti-tobacco campaign from thetruth.com
  • Blowing Smoke: Can Media Literacy Impact Youth Smoking?  To help youth recognize and analyze the media messages that normalize and glamorize tobacco use, prevention efforts have begun to incorporate media literacy in the prevention strategies. – Center for Media Literacy
  • No Thanks, But I'd Love to Dance: Choosing to Live Smoke Free  Read4Health Book Conveying a positive, nonjudgmental message to children, this tale provides techniques for empowering them to refuse offers of tobacco in pursuit of a healthy, active lifestyle. Belle, an exuberant six-year-old, and her beloved Grandma Bee share a great love for dancing. As a result of tobacco use earlier in her life, Grandma Bee must now use an oxygen tank to assist in her breathing. Observant Belle, who cannot imagine life without dancing, consciously makes the lifelong choice to dance instead of smoke. – RMC Health
  • Tobacco Effects  Tobacco/tobacco use images - ShutterStock
  • Tips from Former Smokers  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the first-ever paid national tobacco education campaign—Tips From Former Smokers (Tips) in March 2012. The Tips campaign, which profiles real people—not actors—who are living with serious long-term health effects from smoking and secondhand smoke exposure, has continued through 2015.
  • Tobacco & Inhalants  Investigate how the use of tobacco and inhalants hurts our body. The cross-curricular activities below follow educational standards, and are sure to keep your students engaged. Detailed lesson plans make implementation a snap. - LearningtobeHealthy.org  
  • Tobacco  Information from Drugwatch.com regarding tobacco
  • Lung Cancer  Information from Drugwatch.com regarding lung cancer

 

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Many of these resources are embedded in the teacher-authored instructional units.

For additional support please contact Phyllis Reed, Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Content Specialist

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