Children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than those who don't, yet only a quarter of teens report having these conversations.

Drugs + Your Life

Objective
This lesson teaches students about some of the devastating effects drugs can have on their bodies.

Background
A work sheet explains how alcohol can magnify the effects of some drugs and encourages students to think about how combining dangerous substances could make them even more dangerous.

Activities
• Understanding how drugs and alcohol can affect a person’s chances for a healthy and happy life
• Understanding statistics
• Critical thinking

Resources
• Printer/copier for student worksheet
Teacher's guide and Student worksheet
Student Article

Source
National Institue on Drug Abuse

2490 Coral Way, Miami, FL 33145 | Phone: 800-705-8997

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