Helping schools

Helping Schools
Cindy Andrew (left) working with partners to help parents address substance use with their kids.

From chocolate to alcohol—from cannabis to opium. Drug use is a human phenomenon. Likewise, games of chance and gambling appear to be as old as human history and are found in every culture. The focus of drug education should be nurturing student resilience in this world in which drugs are readily available and often promoted. 

Featured Resources and Projects

drug education as health promotion guide

Quick review (2 p): Drug education builds resilience in a drug using world.

Let's Talk Dialogue

An 8-page intro that covers the why and how of dialogue about drugs.

Drug History Timeline

Drug History Timeline - an interactive educational resource.

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