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KRIYA LENDZION

MA, NCSC, NCC,  LPC, LCAS

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("Members" = previous workshop attendees) 

Drug & Alcohol Info 

CURRENT STATISTICS

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

National middle & high school survey that includes questions on substance abuse and other high-risk behaviors, and breaks down data by state.  

Monitoring the Future Survey

Survey of national youth drug trends conducted for 25+ years.

PRIDE Survey

National results from school-administered survey.

National Survey on Drug Abuse and Health

Surveys national drug abuse trends in kids age 12+. 

CDC Shareable graphics & videos

Great graphics to help teach/share current opioid stats /students and families

SUBSTANCE SCIENCE & RISKS 

 

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Scientific Information about all drugs of abuse and how to assess problems.

Truth Initiative

Anti-nicotine education, research, and activism

 

Still Blowing Smoke

Up-to-date Info on ecigs. Great collection of articles.

Extensive list of substance abuse info on my Parent Resource page 

Curriculum Resources 

 

NC Healthful Living ATOD Standards & Objectives

PDF for K-8. Editable Word version HERE.  

Unpacking standards K-12 HERE.

 

National Institute for Drug Abuse for Teachers

Science and standards-based classroom lessons and multimedia activities on teens and drugs created by NIDA.

 

Scholastic Heads Up (Real News About Drugs & Your Body) for Teachers

Lesson plans, printables and articles for students

 

Natural High

A large selection of videos from diverse familiar role models with discussion guides and worksheets that make for easy (and last-minute) powerful classes.

 

Learn. Genetics. The Science of Addiction.

Information, lesson plans and interactive web-based activities for infusing the study of drugs and addictions into science curriculum for 6-12th.

 

Above the Influence

Great website for tweens/teens, with substance info and empowerment to challenge peer and media pressure, and take care of friends. A good site to use for a Webquest.

 

Just Think Twice

Teen-targeted (DEA) website with drug stats and info and relatable real-life teen addiction stories

 

Media Detectives

Media literacy for elementary students re: drugs and alcohol

 

Common Sense Media: Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Articles, advice and videos re: teen-targeted pro-use media messages, how they impact our youth, and how to help kids arm themselves against them.

SMOKING/VAPING/NICOTINE-SPECIFIC

ASPIRE

Bi-lingual e-learning game-based modules for middle and high schoolers from MD Anderson Cancer Centers.

 

Catch My Breath

FREE ecig & prevention program for middle and high school with 4 lessons at 30-40 minutes designed to be student-centered learning facilitated by peer leaders. Uses a variety of educational strategies including: cooperative learning groups, group discussions, goal setting, interviews, and analyzing mass media.The program also provides teacher education, online resources, and take-home materials for parents.

 

Stanford Tobacco Prevention Toolkit

Free Health education lessons re: tobacco & nicotine

 

Make Smoking History

Toolkit for Schools from MA Dpt of Health, includes a wealth of resources for admin, counselors and health educators including adaptable resources (powerpoint presentations, handouts) to educate parents/staff.

 

SmokeSCREEN: A Smoking/Vaping Prevention Videogame

Online game for ages 10-16 developed by Yale & CVS partnership. Early data showing it effectively increasing knowledge and attitude shifting re: smoking and ecig use.

 

Get Smart about Tobacco (Scholastic)

Health and Science education lessons re: nicotine products for grades 3-7

 

The Real Cost of Vaping: Understanding the Dangers of Teen E-cigarette Use

Single High School lesson plan (including newest data) from a collaboration between the U.S. FDA & Scholastic.

 

ALCOHOL-SPECIFIC

Ask Listen Learn 

Free videos & lesson plans, games for teaching middle schoolers re: alcohol's affects on the developing brain. From the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. 

Resources for media literacy lesson (mocking alcohol advertising industry):

AlcoholEdu® for High School

Free curriculum takes a public health approach to alcohol ed, incorporating evidence-based prevention methods

CAMY (Center of Alcohol Marketing & Youth)

Facts, research and an extensive marketing gallery on alcohol marketing and it’s impact on youth.