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Overcoming Drug Addiction

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This podcast is part of the series: Overcoming Adversity


Griffon from Michele Ange's 5th Grade


Owens Cross Roads Elementary School, Madison County School


A brief overview of the dangers or drug and alcohol abuse.

Length: 2:32

Content Areas: Health and Physical Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

HE1 (4)
12. Describe physical effects of substance abuse on the body.
Examples: shortness of breath, elevated heart rate, stained teeth, impaired judgment, addiction
HE1 (4)
13. Describe risk factors that can lead to substance abuse.
Examples: peer pressure, family history, stress, depression, psychological disorders
HE1 (5)
13. Recognize prevention and intervention strategies for substance abuse.
Example: participating in drug abuse resistance education, community youth group activities, peer helping, and school service clubs


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