Tuesday, May 5, 2020

New Drug Education Booklet Series for Middle School Students

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NIDA launches drug education booklet series for middle school students

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has launched a redesigned series of booklets geared towards educating middle school students about substance use.

The Mind Matters series consists of nine booklets on various drug topics. The series was designed to help students in grades 5 through 8 understand the effects and consequences of drug use on the brain and body. The accompanying online Teacher’s Guide includes science-based information and engaging activities to enhance learning. In addition, short video clips are available to supplement the lessons.

What do the booklets cover?
Each of the booklets in the Mind Matters series is devoted to a specific drug or drug topic, including:
How do I get copies? 
Hard copies of the English booklets can be ordered for free; both English and Spanish booklets, as well as the accompanying Teacher’s Guide, are all available online in printable PDFs.

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