Tips for Teens: The Truth About Opioids

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Title:

Tips for Teens: The Truth About Opioids

URL:

https://store.samhsa.gov/product/Tips-for-Teens-The-Truth-About-Opioids/PEP19-08

Content Source:

Other
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

This fact sheet for teens provides facts about opioids. It describes short- and long-term effects and lists signs of opioid use. The fact sheet helps to dispel common myths about opioids. This is a free download and could be displayed in the classroom or used for class discussion. 

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: 9-12
Health Education
HE.2.1) Analyze the influence of external factors on health beliefs and behaviors.

a. Analyze how family, culture, school, and community influence the health practice and behaviors of individuals.

Examples: explaining how holiday celebrations and traditions such as over indulgence in eating and consuming alcohol affect health behaviors; explaining how extra-curricular activities and schedules result in over-consumption of fast food

b. Examine how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.

c. Examine how peers influence healthy and unhealthy behaviors.

Example: influence of media on teen body image, sexual activity, drugs, alcohol, violence, cyber-bullying.

d. Cite evidence of how public health policies and government regulations can influence health promotion and disease prevention.

Tags: drug awareness, Opioids, risky choices
License Type: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
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Partnered Event: ALEX Resource Development Summit
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
The event this resource created for:ALEX Resource Development Summit