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Twas the Night that it Happened Twas the Night that it Happened

Memory of the day that Laura overdosed

My best childhood memory was having my parents read to me "Twas the Night Before Christmas". It's a tradition I kept when my son and ...

Lessons from Laura
Lessons from Laura
0 Lessons-from-Laura-Lessons-from-Laura jplist-topic-lessons-from-laura jplist-topic-Overdose 0 337799 337799 My best childhood memory was having my parents read to me "Twas the Night Before Christmas".  It's a tradition I kept when my son and daughter were small.  But two years ago, right before Christmas, Laura overdosed and died.  Now, when I think about Christmas, that memory has unfortunately faded and a new one has  taken its place.,

Twas the Night that it Happened

Lessons from Laura

My best childhood memory was having my parents read to me "Twas the Night Before Christmas". It's a tradition I kept when my son and daughter were ...

Opioid and the Overdose Epidemic Opioid and the Overdose Epidemic

High School Lesson Plan from Scholastic

America is facing a serious health crisis involving opioid drugs. On average, 3,900 people begin using prescription opioid painkillers for ...

Lesson Plans-High School
Lesson Plans-High School
1 Lesson-Plans-High-School-Lesson-Plans-High-School jplist-topic-lesson-plan jplist-topic-Overdose-Epidemic jplist-topic-opioid 0 221250 221250 America is facing a serious health crisis involving opioid drugs. On average, 3,900 people begin using prescription opioid painkillers for non-medical use every day, greatly increasing each person’s risk for addiction and overdose. Deaths involving opioid overdoses have more than quadrupled since 1999. The article “Opioids and the Overdose Epidemic” helps to show the extent of the crisis as well as what is causing it. The article also explains that while prescription opioid pain medications can play an important role in a person’s medical care, they need to be used with extreme care. Included is advice on how students can keep themselves and loved ones safe.

Opioid and the Overdose Epidemic

Lesson Plans-High School

America is facing a serious health crisis involving opioid drugs. On average, 3,900 people begin using prescription opioid painkillers for ...

Genes and Addiction Genes and Addiction

Lesson Plan for 4-6 Grade from Scholastic

One of the keys to preventing negative consequences of drug and alcohol use is determining what puts people at risk for addiction. In the ...

Lesson Plans - Grades 3-5
Lesson Plans - Grades 3-5
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Genes and Addiction

Lesson Plans - Grades 3-5

One of the keys to preventing negative consequences of drug and alcohol use is determining what puts people at risk for addiction. In the article ...

Genes and Addiction Genes and Addiction

Lesson Plans from Scholastic and NIDA

One of the keys to preventing negative consequences of drug and alcohol use is determining what puts people at risk for addiction. In the ...

Lesson Plans-Middle School
Lesson Plans-Middle School
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Genes and Addiction

Lesson Plans-Middle School

One of the keys to preventing negative consequences of drug and alcohol use is determining what puts people at risk for addiction. In the article ...

Not Fit for the Human Body Not Fit for the Human Body

Synthetic Drug Lesson Plan for Grades 4-6

In recent years, there has been a rise in the number of health emergencies and overdoses related to drugs that are made illegally in ...

Lesson Plans - Grades 3-5
Lesson Plans - Grades 3-5
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Not Fit for the Human Body

Lesson Plans - Grades 3-5

In recent years, there has been a rise in the number of health emergencies and overdoses related to drugs that are made illegally in laboratories. ...

Not Fit for Human Consumption (Middle & High.. → Not Fit for Human Consumption (Middle & High.. →

Drugs and Your Body Lesson Plan from Scholastic

In recent years, there has been a rise in the number of health emergencies and overdoses related to drugs that are made illegally in ...

Lesson Plans-Middle School
Lesson Plans-Middle School
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Not Fit for Human Consumption (Middle & High School Lesson)

Lesson Plans-Middle School

In recent years, there has been a rise in the number of health emergencies and overdoses related to drugs that are made illegally in laboratories. ...

Day 6: Addiction Affects Everyone in the Family Day 6: Addiction Affects Everyone in the Family

When someone becomes addicted and relentlessly pursues the substance, their behaviors radically change and their family and friends become ...

Lessons from Laura
Lessons from Laura
6 Lessons-from-Laura-Lessons-from-Laura jplist-topic-addiction-and-family jplist-topic-family 0 211461 211461 When someone becomes addicted and relentlessly pursues the substance, their behaviors radically change and their family and friends become obstacles to getting what their brain is now craving. Most addicts are deeply in denial about their disease, are not thinking about the impact of what they are doing on themselves and certainly not thinking about how the disease and their behaviors affect those around them. Families experience tension, miscommunication, frequent arguments and an increasing level of stress and fear as the addict’s disease progresses.

Day 6: Addiction Affects Everyone in the Family

Lessons from Laura

When someone becomes addicted and relentlessly pursues the substance, their behaviors radically change and their family and friends become obstacles ...

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