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#2528. My Anti-Drug

other, level: Middle
Posted Fri Mar 22 07:50:42 PST 2002 by Tandy Braid (Tandycounselor@hotmail.com).
Page County Schools, Luray, VA
Materials Required: see below
Activity Time: 30 minutes
Concepts Taught: NO drugs

Middle School- Responsibility and Citizenship

Topic: What is Your Anti-drug?

Objective: Student will be able to identify the benefits of developing alternatives to
drugs/alcohol.

Materials: Book marks and a Laminated Sign saying "What is Your Anti-Drug?"

Explain that students have heard the message "Just Say No". However, the pressure to join in th
party scene can be enormous. Research indicates that teenagers who successfully avoid problems
with drugs/alcohol do so because they have something better to do.
Introduce the concept of "the anti-drug." What is it? Brainstorm ideas. WHy is it iportant to have
alternatives to drugs in mind?-***********

Students will then draw a book mark with their anti-drug on it- pictures or words.-