All You Need to Know About Drugs and the Teen Brain in 17 Minutes

DVD, 2011, 17 minutes, Grades 5 – 9, 17 minutes

This documentary explains why the teen years are a particularly critical time for brain development and why drug use of any kind can prohibit the brain’s full potential when it comes to critical skills like thinking, remembering, learning and decisions making. Viewers learn the anatomy of the brain and visit a research lab with proof to view the damage that alcohol and other drugs cause. Program includes a teacher’s resource book, student activities, fact sheets, and more.

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