Resource #859 - Addiction is a Disease: Why the Teen Brain is Vulnerable (Heads Up. Real News About Drugs and Your Body. Teaching guide and poster, Grades 6-10
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Addiction is a Disease: Why the Teen Brain is Vulnerable (Heads Up. Real News About Drugs and Your Body. Teaching guide and poster, Grades 6-10
Today, as a result of research studies, clinical trials, and new ways to study the brain, scientists know that drug addiction is a disease—and that teens’ brains are more susceptible than adults' brains to the effects of drugs. Get the facts on how drugs change the way the teen brain works and develops.
2004
This double-sided poster features two lesson plans on the back. The poster outlines the effects drugs have on the brain, heart, lungs, liver, and immune system. The lesson plans cover topics such as how much students know about drug addiction and how drug abuse affects decision making.
 
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•   Activity Book
•   Poster
•   Drug Abuse
•   Physical Effects of Drugs
•   Prevention
•   Youth
 
•   English
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•   General Audience
•   High School Students
•   Middle/Jr. high School Students
•   Teachers/Administrators/Counselors