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Know the Truth: Rebekkah's Story--Opioids

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Know the Truth: Rebekkah's Story--Opioids


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Type: Audio/Video


This free video resource comes from When Rebekkah was 14, she blew out her ankle during cheerleading practice and was prescribed opioid painkiller pills. Instead of getting better, she quickly found herself addicted to powerful opioids and eventually turned to heroin. She had been an accomplished dancer and athlete, and that was lost when her addiction took over her life and self-image. Now Rebekkah is regaining control of both—courageously making her detox public in order to help other people while she works towards a new start.

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



Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.2.5) Analyze how some health risk behaviors can influence the likelihood of engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: assessing the effects of driving under the influence, drinking alcohol which can lead to poor choices such as sexual behavior, poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyle

Tags: Addiction, Health Education, Health Risks, Opioids, Painkillers, Risks Behaviors, Unhealthy Behaviors
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit
AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles

This is video is 6:31 minutes. Additional resources are available on the website to help with your lesson plan.

You may need an interactive board, projector, or student access to devices to display the video.

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Author: Amber Ensley
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit