Anyone Can Become Addicted to Drugs

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Title:

Anyone Can Become Addicted to Drugs

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nida-video-2/anyone-can-become-addicted-to-drugs/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

You might think that only some types of people can get addicted to drugs. The truth is, it can happen to anyone, whether you're young or old, rich or poor, male or female. This video from NIDA explains addiction in simple terms and offers a hotline to help you or a loved one find treatment.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.5) Discuss how risky choices influence the likelihood of unhealthy behaviors, including tobacco use increasing the risk of using other drugs and peer pressure to consume alcohol.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.5.2) Critique the positive and negative outcomes of a health-related decision.

Examples: positive -- keeping calendar to manage time, reading food labels, getting adequate sleep
negative -- tobacco use, eating disorders, drug use

Tags: drug prevention, drugs
License Type: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
Comments

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Author: Penny Edwards
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit