The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has launched a redesigned series of booklets geared towards educating middle school students about substance use.
The Mind Matters series is a valued resource for tens of thousands of teachers. Each booklet is devoted to a specific drug or drug group.
The Drug and Alcohol Education Conference 2020 day for professionals to hear from leading experts on the latest research on alcohol and drugs prevention, attend a choice of workshops on evidence-based programmes, and receive planning & evaluation advice for effective PSHE.
Education has transformative power. It is broadly recognized that education plays a pivotal role in shaping the values of future generations and creating inclusive, peaceful, just and sustainable societies. To ensure that the next generation is ready to become proactive agents of change, the international community, governments and societies must invest in quality education.
Looking for fresh ideas for 2020 lesson planning? You can find more than 90 free, standards-based activities and lesson plans on drugs with NIDA’s Lesson Plan and Activity Finder.
School is one of the key environments to discuss with young people the impact of substance use, and deliver evidenced prevention interventions .
It is vital that the messages that are passed on to young people are appropriate and delivered in a meaningful way.
This webinar is for teachers, school staff, parents and others who are interested in understanding the effect of drugs on the adolescent brain. It will explore the development of adolescent brain and how this process is interrupted by the use of alcohol, MDMA and cannabis.
Alcohol use during the teenage years is related to a wide range of health and social problems. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has developed new guidelines to help schools and colleges when teaching their pupils about the risks associated with alcohol.
There has been a call to teach young people social and emotional skills alongside the academic curriculum in schools. Schools are required to promote wellbeing and foster a safe and nourishing environment that caters to the broad range of needs of all students.