Appropriate Levels for Drug Education Topics - Suiting Instruction to the Age of the Studen
This JAE article considers age-appropriate drug education methods. Principles include beginning the education early, tying to maturity levels, and considering the many factors of the decision. Drug education topics appropriate to age groups are suggested.
Assisting Students with Drug Abuse Problems - WWC's Student Assistance Program
Wendy Hernandez addresses the use of alcohol and drugs on Adventist academy and college campuses. Hernandez shares Walla Walla College's (now Walla Walla University) program for assisting students with dependency problems as a model for schools. Stages in...
Australia's Medical Marijuana Subterfuge
Medical cannabis has been legally prescribed by Australian physicians for nearly 20 years, yet in a push to legalize marijuana, the media has created the opposite illusion. “This discussion informs educators and
potentially their students, particularly...
Balancing Justice and Mercy - Redemptive Ways of Dealing With Adolescent Substance Use
What are the policies in place for substance abuse at the high school and college levels? What is different about about Seventh-day Adventist institutions? And more importantly, what are the pros and cons of these policies?
Comparison of alcohol and other drug use trends between a prohibitionist university and national data sets
This article provides information on a decade of trends and prevalence of substance use at a Midwestern prohibitionist university. Trends were based on three data collection times, 1995, 200, and 2005. This information was compared with results of a number...
Creating Effective Substance Use Policies for Seventh-day Adventist Campuses
Do Seventh-day Adventist campuses have substance policies that work? This article addresses the role that institutional policies play in preventing the use of harmful substances and how students respond to these policies.
CSS Vol 8 Editorial: Alcohol and the Christian Faith
Thompson introduces the way
alcohol was understood in ancient
Roman and Greek society. Ward looks at the impact of
alcohol on our biology from a physiological
and biochemical perspective.
Ashton examines the impact of alcohol on society. "The reader
Daimon Drink - Ancient Greek and Roman Explanations for Drunkenness
The pleasures and pains of drunkenness is well documented in ancient Greek and Roman literature. Researchers purport that approximately 100 liters of wine was consumed per person per year. Thompson discusses the causes of drunkenness in ancient times and the...
DARE Day! Implementing Evidence-Based Drug Education in an Adventist Educational Setting
The D.A.R.E. program has been helping schools educate students since 1983 about drugs. This article focuses on some of the facts and on how we need to implement it in the Seventh-day Adventist school system.
Drug Education Resources
This JAE article contains information on where to call and write for drug education resources. Narcotics Education, Inc., the General Conference Health and Temperance Department resource center, has "The Health Connection" catalog containing teaching...
"By bringing together renowned scientists, parent experts and communications professionals, The Partnership at Drugfree.org translates the science of teen drug use and addiction for families. At drugfree.org, you can find a wealth of information, tools...
Effects of Smoking Lesson Plan
Grade 7-Grade 9
Lesson plan providing students with an opportunity to: understand the effect of smoking on the body; gain skills necessary to access details from the Internet; and identify God’s health wish for us.
How to Fight Drug Abuse Through Legislation
This JAE article examines alcohol-related legislation and tobacco laws. Statistics on alcohol-related accidents and changes in alcohol-related laws are presented. Tobacco use, laws, and advertising are discussed. Home and school organizations, student groups,...
How to Spot the Signs of Substance Abuse in Young People
This JAE article examines how teachers can know if what they observe are signs of a substance abuse problem. Teachers should be observers, consider risk factors, and show concern. Signs and behaviors present with substance abuse are listed.
JAE Editorial: Drug Abuse
This special edition of JAE handling drug abuse suggests that in spite of expectations that the school's location, the health message and religion should provide immunity from substance abuse, youth in Adventist schools are affected. The traditional approach...
JAE Editorial: Substance Abuse - A Major Global Health Issue
An introduction to the special edition featuring recent research on substance abuse issues and their impact to Christian education globally. The following articles are included in this issue:
Keeping Youth Drug Free - Prevention, Intervention and Redemption
This JAE article examines the school's role in keeping youth drug-free. The "minimizing reflex", "impotence syndrome", and "institutional denial system" are ways that the drug problem is minimized. Defining addiction as a disease...
Love Turned Sour
The authors present an update on the use and hazards of the drug Ecstasy, also known as MDMA. The authors cite studies from the University of Michigan which show more than half of American high school seniors have used an illicit drug and about 80 percent...
Mason Crest Publishers
Mason Crest publishes core-curriculum related materials for US elementary and secondary schools, books that are high-quality and unique to the marketplace. Series categories include: American studies, children's reference, co-curricular activities, culture,...
Media Literacy for Prevention, Critical Thinking and Self-Esteem
Grade 6-Grade 12
This site is developed by Dr Peter DeBenedittis who is dedicated to creating a cultural revolution around media. Using state-of-the-art multimedia deconstructions, Peter can educate, while entertaining, on the topics of tobacco prevention, underage and binge drinking, violence prevention, eating disorders, body image, parenting around media, and consumerism.