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Anyone Can Become Addicted to Drugs

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Title:

Anyone Can Become Addicted to Drugs

URL:

https://thinktv.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.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 5
5.1.3) Research illnesses and diseases associated with the use and abuse of tobacco, drugs, and alcohol.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 5
5.4.4) Apply risk reduction behaviors to protect self and others from use of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.7.2) Describe practices to avoid to reduce health risks to self and others.

Examples: smoking or vaping, drinking alcohol, using illegal drugs, texting while driving

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.1.2) Predict the risk of injury or illness if engaging in unhealthy behaviors.

Examples: riding in the bed of a pick-up truck, biking without a helmet, riding without a seat belt

a. Give examples of dangers associated with the use of alcohol, tobacco or other drugs.

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.

Tags: addiction, drugs, healthy lifestyle
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Author: Michelle Frye