Net Exchange Response
Title: Needed an unbiased consultation/research recommendation about a
classroom curriculum to address alcohol and other drugs.
Date Posted: 2/13/2006
Question: “We are looking for a consultant or University / Center to provide us with an unbiased
recommendation for a component of a secondary school health class to address alcohol, tobacco,
and other drugs.”
The National Institute for Drug Abuse has developed materials called "NIDA
goes back to school: Science-based drug abuse education.”
Here is what they say on their website at http://backtoschool.drugabuse.gov
“NIDA Goes Back to School is your source of FREE information about the latest science-based drug
abuse publications and teaching materials"
Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body [Grades 5-11]
- Complilations - A collection of articles designed to teach students about the repercussions of
drug use. These articles were distributed in Scholastic classroom magazines during the
2003/2004 school year.
The Brain: Understanding Neurobiology Through the Study of Addiction [Grades 9-12]
- Interactive, science-based curriculum supplement for high school students and teachers.
Includes a CD-ROM with video and activities. Provides current, research-based information
on various aspects of drug abuse and addiction, including neurobiology, behavioral
components and treatment”
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