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Vaping Campaign: Parent postcard and middle school vape presentation

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This is adapted from a mailing we sent out to all NPS families with 5-12th grade students. Lesson plan for 7th grade Science students at JFK on vaping for the 2017-2018 school year. NPC is willing to share all of its presentations just be sure to give us credit. Part of the presentation is based […]

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Does Socioeconomic Advantage Lessen the Risk of Adolescent Substance Use?

(Intro- click title for full study) The ASU group’s most recent study followed two existing groups of adolescents from an affluent northeastern suburb for 10 years—through high school, college and into young adulthood [until age 27 (Luthar et al., 2017)]. They were particularly interested in three questions: a) Did these adolescents “mature out” of their […]

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Toolkit for Teachers

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NIDA and Scholastic have teamed up to offer teachers evidence-based lesson plans on how substance use impacts our brains. http://teens.drugabuse.gov/teachers

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