Teachers


Each of these links will take you to specific drug prevention and awareness information for teachers and educators.


Early Action Against Teen Drug Use
The New York Times Newspaper in Education Program provides a new, 7-lesson unit for high school educators. These lessons teach teens how to help a friend who uses drugs or drinks.


Focus on Marijuana with The New York Times* Online Guide
This guide provides a 12-lesson unit for middle and high school educators to help them deter teens from marijuana use.


Anti-Drug Education with The New York Times* Online Guide
Use The New York Times as a resource in drug prevention education and discover 14 classroom lessons directly tied to national content standards.


Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
This resource is for everyone involved in preventing substance abuse and creating positive change in the lives of youth.


Media Literacy for Drug Prevention with The New York Times
Help students develop critical thinking skills, foster healthy self-esteem, and recognize how media messages influence all of us. For more information on this classroom guide, call 1-800-631-1222.


National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign Media Literacy Summit (PDF)
Read how media literacy specific to illicit drugs can help keep children drug-free. The report, "Helping Youth Navigate the Media Age: A New Approach to Drug Prevention," summarizes the findings of a national media literacy summit recently held in Washington, D.C.


National Association for Children of Alcholics' (NACoA) Kit for Educators
NaCoA's Kit for Educators provides teachers and school counselors essential information about children of alcoholics.


National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
This is a resource on the effects of alcohol on children is directed to parents, teachers, administrators, and school counselors, and those concerned with keeping children alcohol-free. Part of the National Institutes of Health, NIAAA supports and conducts biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems.