Too Good for Drugs - High School

Substance Abuse Prevention

Too Good for Drugs in High School provides teenagers with real world challenges faced in high school by exploring practical guidance for understanding the negative health effects related to prescription drug misuse, underage drinking, marijuana abuse, opioid abuse, and nicotine use. Students also explore the stages of addiction and the risks associated with experimentation and

Social Emotional skill development promotes social awareness and self-awareness to equip teens to evaluate the social and peer influences they face as well as the internal pressures to take unhealthy risks to fit in with their peers or to escape. interactive activities challenge students to explore healthy alternatives to unhealthy risks as they work to reach their goals.

Additional skills and developmental topics build on the core social skill set to broaden the student’s sense of self-efficacy and confidence and are tailored to the intellectual, cognitive, and social development of the student. 

  • Media Literacy and Media Influence
  • Resisting Peer Pressure
  • Understanding Peer Influence
  • Understanding Addiction
  • Complex Social and Dating Relationships
  • Exploring Risk Taking and Differentiating Healthy and Unhealthy Risks

Substance use and its effect on the body are introduced through more complex discussions  around the effect of substance use on health, life, and career goals.

  • Safe Use of Prescription and OTC drugs
  • Effects of Nicotine Use including ENDS
  • Effects of Alcohol Use
  • Effects of Marijuana and THC Use
  • Effects of Street Drugs including Opioids and Stimulants

Too Good for Drugs & Violence High School 

TGFD&V combines the SEL and Substance Abuse prevention components of Too Good for Drugs with the additional social competency, conflict resolution, and problem solving skill development of Too Good for Violence - Social Perspectives into one seamless 15 lesson course.

These additional concepts include:

  • Respect for Self and for Others
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Anger Management
  • Healthy Teen Dating
  • Social Media Awareness

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