Drug Prevention Video: Drugs - What Kids Need to Know Video

Explains why it's okay for adults to drink alcohol but not kids and how alcohol can be harmful to the developing brain and body:

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Discussion Questions:

  1. What are some reasons that kids should not drink?
  2. Who could you talk to if you thought something wasn't safe?
  3. What could you do if you were with friends and they wanted to drink and you didn't?

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Background:

1 in 3 Peel kids have tried alcohol in or before grade 6. In Ontario, 17% of Ontario students in grade 7 have tried alcohol and this number increases with grade level to 78% by grade 12. This video can give some information your students need to make healthy decisions.

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