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Informed Decisions

from McMillen Health

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Students become enlightened decision-makers regarding drugs. Through this program, the effect that drugs have on the body is demonstrated by observing plastinated human organs. While trying on our “drunk driving” goggles, students discover how difficult even simple tasks can be when the nervous system is altered by a drug.

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About This Program


By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $135.00

Schedule 5 of the same program on the same day and one will be free! For the UK, the fee is 98 British Pounds. Please include a purchase order number when you submit a reservation. Bridging fees will be paid by the customer. An invoice will be sent after successful delivery of each program. A 1.5% late charge will be added 30 days after the invoice date. Cancellations must be made at least 24 hours prior to your confirmed videoconference date to avoid billing. Payment is due in full upon receipt of the invoice. Checks should be made to McMillen Health in US Dollars. Non-payment will result in the denial of further registration from your organization.


45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 35 students.

Primary Disciplines

Community Interests, Health/Physical Education, Family & Consumer Science, Character Education

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Skype, iChat, Vidyo, Movi/Jabber, Blue Jeans, etc...)

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

A full fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 24 hours of notice. We will not charge for programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

About This Provider

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McMillen Health

Fort Wayne, IN
United States

McMillen Health provides health education to over 60,000 youth and adults a year. Our professional health educators are experts in the health education field and are prepared to answer any questions your students can think of! Create excitement and encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices when you participate in one of our programs. When you partner with McMillen Health, we provide up-to-date, engaging and fun-filled programs that were developed to align with the National Health Education Standards and the Indiana Health and Wellness Standards. Our programs add to, and reinforce, your lesson plans. Schedule 4 programs in one day and receive the 5th free!

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Program Details


1. A short video shows neuron transmission across the synapse.
2. Alcohol is shown to affect the entire body – two plastinated real livers are shown to compare a healthy liver with a liver showing cirrhosis.
3. The nicotine in tobacco causes heart disease and cancer – actual lungs are shown to give maximum impact to the information given.
4. Marijuana deposits tar in the lungs and causes heat damage to lungs in the same manner as tobacco cigarettes.
5. Methamphetamine is made of many deadly chemicals and when used in by humans cause changes in the brain and mouth which forever changes the user’s life. Pictures show the reality of how meth affects the user.


1. State the definition of a drug.
2. Explain how drugs affect the nervous system
3. Identify alcohol content in common alcoholic beverages.
4. Name the physical effects of alcohol on the body..
5. Describe the damaging effects of smoking and marijuana use on the respiratory system.
6. Describe the damaging effects on the body from using chewing tobacco.
7. Identify the mind-altering chemical in marijuana.
8. Name at least three effects of marijuana on the body.
9. Name two physical effects of methamphetamine.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

US National Health Education Standards: 1, 5, 6, 7.
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State Standards

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