The second program in our Science Behind Drug continuum (see complete continuum), in INFLUENCERS students learn about the short and long term risks associated with drug use including alcohol, marijuana and vaping. The influencers and normalization of drug use is explored including social media, song lyrics and advertising.
Our completely redeveloped Science Behind Drugs programs incorporate a comprehensive, blended learning approach to substance abuse prevention education. Tied to both SEL and Health Standards our program structure includes an interactive e-learning lesson prior to the classroom visit from the RCC educators, whole and small group work infused with games, activities and discussions and post activities to help assessments for teachers. Watch a short video and learn more:
RCC Health educator facilitates a classroom program that includes:
- analysis of a current song to review and understand lyrics and drug references
- exploring the relationship of traditional cigarettes and vaping and the marketing of vaping toward teens
- reviewing the concentration of THC levels in marijuana today versus year’s past
- question and answer opportunities with a health educator
Aligns to National Health Standards and Illinois Health and SEL Standards. See Complete Details