PowerPoint: Addiction 101
Educators should download the PowerPoint file which contains Teacher Talking Points for each slide.
1. To develop a definition of addiction
2. To discuss addiction physiology and the brain’s response to drugs
3. To address addiction myths
4. To provide information about the (or some) effects of addiction
Materials Needed: Computer, Projector, "Addiction 101" PowerPoint
This PowerPoint provides an overview of the definition of addiction and allows students to discuss and clarify common misconceptions about addiction. Use the Teacher Talking Points to facilitate the PowerPoint.
Whether you have more teaching time or want to dive into similar topics to form a lesson, here are just a few options of other Toolkit curriculum items that you can use with this activity.
Students can have a conversation with a trusted adult about addiction.