In this lesson, students explore how alcohol use by family and friends can cause difficulties for young people. They read some stories about kids who are affected by others’ alcohol use and summarize key points. They discuss the feelings young people may have when others drink, and read a second series of stories about different ways to get help for problems caused by others’ drinking. They list resources in their community that people can go to for help, then practice what they could say if they needed to approach one of these resources for help. They take home a family sheet to help them talk about adult use of alcohol with their parents or guardians.
Students will be able to:
Time: 45 minutes