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resources regarding the excessive use or misuse of drugs, causing injury or impairment of some kind


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    Addiction and Substance Abuse Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Recovery from addiction and abuse begins with a recognition of the need to change, and it requires a wholistic approach that includes physical, mental, and spiritual health. Recovery needs to function within the framework of one’s culture. It also...

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    Altered Consciousness - Near-Death Episodes, and Mystical Experiences Tertiary-Lifelong
    What are we to make of the claims of altered consciousness, near-death episodes, and after-death experiences? A current survey and a biblical critique.

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    Appropriate Levels for Drug Education Topics - Suiting Instruction to the Age of the Studen Kindergarten-Grade 12
    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.

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    Assisting Students with Drug Abuse Problems - WWC's Student Assistance Program Grade 9-Tertiary
    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...

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    Australia's Medical Marijuana Subterfuge Grade 11-Lifelong
    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...

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    Balancing Justice and Mercy - Redemptive Ways of Dealing With Adolescent Substance Use Grade 9-Tertiary
    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?

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    Comparison of alcohol and other drug use trends between a prohibitionist university and national data sets Tertiary-Lifelong
    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...

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    Creating Effective Substance Use Policies for Seventh-day Adventist Campuses Grade 10-Tertiary
    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.

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    CSS Vol 8 Editorial: Alcohol and the Christian Faith Tertiary-Lifelong
    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 is...

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    Daimon Drink - Ancient Greek and Roman Explanations for Drunkenness Tertiary-Lifelong
    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...

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    DARE Day! Implementing Evidence-Based Drug Education in an Adventist Educational Setting 0-2 years-Lifelong
    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.

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    Differences in cognitive skills among young female college students who consume alcohol Grade 10-Lifelong
    Empirical evidence has shown that alcohol abuse can have a negative impact on certain cognitive functions, and the aim of this article was to analyze whether there is a relationship between alcohol consumption and certain cognitive skills (memory, perception...

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    Drug Education Resources Grade 5-Lifelong
    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...

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    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.

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    How to Fight Drug Abuse Through Legislation Grade 5-Lifelong
    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,...

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    How to Spot the Signs of Substance Abuse in Young People Grade 5-Lifelong
    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.

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    JAE Editorial: Drug Abuse Grade 5-Lifelong
    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...

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    JAE Editorial: Substance Abuse - A Major Global Health Issue Tertiary
    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: Creating...

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    Keeping Youth Drug Free - Prevention, Intervention and Redemption Grade 5-Lifelong
    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...

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    Love Turned Sour Grade 8-Lifelong
    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...

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    Myths and Make Believe Grade 9-Lifelong
    This article explores the myths and examines the current state of substance abuse in Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities in the United States. The authors also examine the role of factors such as belief system, peer influence, and religious participation,...

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    Parents and Teachers - Working Together to Prevent Adolescent Drug Use Grade 5-Grade 12
    This JAE article examines how parent groups can work cooperatively with school and community leaders to prevent adolescent drug and alcohol use. The National Federation of Parents for Drug Free Youth is the national network organization for these groups.

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    Religious factors and drug usage among Seventh-day Adventist youth in North America Grade 9-Tertiary
    In an attempt to identify factors which predict frequency of drug usage by youth within a conservative denomination, a sample of 801 young people between the ages of 12 and 24 from seventy-one churches in North America was chosen. The youth were questioned...

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    Should I Drink Wine for My Health? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "About 10 years ago, in my early teens, I pledged not to drink any beverage containing alcohol. Thus far, I am keeping my promise, and have no regrets. Recently, however, I’ve been reading reports about the health benefits of drinking wine regularly....

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    Social and Health Impacts of Alcohol - A Wake-up Call for Christian Educators? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article looks at the community impact of alcohol consumption and the role of Christians.

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    Some Interesting Facts on Alcohol Consumption Grade 10-Lifelong
    Ashton shares statistics related to alcohol consumption covering a wide variety of subjects from hospital admissions to the cost of family unit breakdowns as the result of alcohol consumption.

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    Substance Use on Adventist College Campuses - A Summary from Two Surveys Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article presents the results of surveys conducted in 1991-1992 on the incidence of substance use and abuse on Adventist college campuses. General conclusions are that Adventist campuses are safer than public college campuses in terms of exposure to addictive...

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    The Abuse of Prescription and Over-The-Counter Drugs Grade 9-Tertiary
    Mis-use of prescription and over-the-counter drugs by youth is a problem today. This article reviews key findings and provides key information for Adventist educators.

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    The Bible, Substance Abuse, and the Patriarchs Grade 7-Grade 12
    "This unit will give students biblical texts and thought provoking academic information that will teach them more about how to stay away from substance abuse. This unit will also show how some of our patriarchs went through problems with substance abuse...

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    The Biochemical and Pathophysiological Effects of Alcohol Consumption Tertiary-Lifelong
    "While the stance of some conservative Christian (and other) groups advocating abstinence from alcohol intake may not be popular, contemporary research into alcohol and its effects on the body may lend weight to such a position. The consumption of...

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    The development and implementation of the positive kids model: A whole-brain teaching approach for children ages 3 to 12 focussing on health behaviors and the spiritual component of commitment as a holistic approach to substance-abuse prevention Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Problem: Though there are many programs aimed at teaching children the importance of not using drugs, most of these programs have been developed without considering at least two factors. First, the typical “Just say no to drugs” programs...

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    Use of Alcohol - Not Safe at Any Level Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The safest level of alcohol consumption is zero. Alcohol is not a health beverage! Drinking while in college is risking your chances of success in school as well as your future health and happiness."

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    Watch Out for Jack, He's a Real Challenge Kindergarten-Tertiary
    "Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder (FASD) is a cluster of conditions that are the result of prenatal exposure to alcohol. Children with FASD may have noticeable facial features as well as intellectual, social, emotional and behavioural difficulties....

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    Yielding to Temptation - How Should We Deal With Students Who Try Alcohol or Drugs? Grade 7-Tertiary
    This article considers the impact of alcohol and marijuana use among high school and college students, adults and youth in the church, as well as how to identify the signs of abuse vs. experimentation.