Substance Use and Risks to Your Future (Grades 6-8)

Alcohol, Marijuana and Vaping (Grades 6-8)
Substance Use and Risks to Your Future (Grades 6-8)

Alcohol and drug use in middle school can have lasting negative effects beyond just the physical. In this module, we will discuss the ways substance use can affect students' grades, sports and extra curricular activities, relationships with others and future education and career goals.

Variants:
  1. Grades 6-8 - 5 minutes
    This version is designed for students in grades 6-8.
Course Authors
PreventionFIRST!
PreventionFIRST! is a non-profit organization aimed at promoting wellness through the prevention of substance use/misuse across the lifespan throughout the tristate region of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Founded in 1996, its overarching goals are to ensure more communities are engaged in prevention, and that more people make healthy choices in every stage of life. PreventionFIRST!'s mission is to promote healthy behaviors by sparking and sustaining community change.