Drugs and the Body

Introductory Video:

Suggested activities:

Activity Description Time
Review Mindfulness homework Collect the Mindfulness homework and ask students for their experiences, thoughts and difficulties with this homework assignment 5 min
Drugs and the Body Video Show the Drugs and the Body introductory video 5 min
Video discussion Ask the students for their thoughts about the video and what they understood 5 min
Addiction story writing Ask the students to write a page about the story of someone they know who is addicted to drugs or alcohol and the negative consequences this has brought to that persons’ life. 15 min
Addiction story sharing Ask 2 or 3 of the students to share their stories 15 min
Summary Summarize some of the main topics and ideas learned and discussed 5 min
Total time 50 min

 

 

Other resources you may find useful:

The science behind drug abuse (NIDA for teens)

Drug free world

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