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Substance Abuse Prevention - Drugs: What's the Big Deal?

from Byrnes Health Education Center

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Drugs: What's the Big Deal? focuses on the harmful effects of tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana on the body. Emphasis will be placed on reasons why people begin using these drugs, why it is difficult for an addicted individual to quit, the differences between physical and psychological addiction, learning and practicing effective refusal skills and the power of advertising and the media.

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Cost

By Request: $215.00


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Length

One 45 minute session


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

75


Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom


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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A fee of 25% will be charged to sites that cancel with 15-3 days notice.
A full 100% fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
No fee will be changed to programs cancelled due to natural causes or technical problems.

About This Provider

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Byrnes Health Education Center

York, PA
United States

Located in south central Pennsylvania, the Byrnes Health Education Center (BHEC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that remains dedicated to the misson of educating and inspiring people of all ages to make healthy choices since 1995.


We are proud to offer a variety of preventive health education programs to students (grades PreK-12) and adults (workplace, parents, teachers). Those local to our area can experience our "in-person" programs either here at our center or at their location. Additionally, now thanks to technology, participants outside of our "in-person" reach can experience our "live-virtual" webcast programs during which a BHEC health educator streams live from one of our five teaching theaters, Participants in all programs are presented vital health content while being engaged through interactive visuals, props, exhibits, activities, and experiments,

Program subject areas include character education/bullying prevention, substance abuse prevention, general health, human development, nutrition & fitness, oral health, and safety & disease prevention. All program content is based on factual scientific information, and guided and mapped to state and national health education standards (as well as those in several Canadian providences).

We are passionate about health education and thrilled to be partnering with you! Don't forget to check out our eLearning delivery platform as well at www.LearntobeHealthy.org!

Contact:
Nikole Tome, MPH, MCHES
ntome@byrneshec.org
7178483064255

Program Details

Format

1. Discuss drugs: exposure, classifications, gateways, intake methods
2. Discuss nervous system: basic parts and function
3. Discuss why people use drugs, reasons not to use drugs, and refusal skills
4. Tobacco: effects on respiratory system and trends
5. Alcohol: effects on brain and liver (egg demo)
6. Marijuana: effects on respiratory and nervous system (coordination activity)

Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Define a drug and explain the concept of a gateway drug
2. Explain the harmful effects of tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana on the body.
3. Understand why teen drug use is a “big deal” to the developing brain

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Standard 1 Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Standard 3 Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information, products, and services to enhance health.
Standard 4 Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.
Standard 6 Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health.
Standard 7 Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

State Standards

Pennsylvania Health, Safety, & Physical Education
10.1.6 B, D, E
10.1.9 A, E
10.2.9 B, C