The core fifth grade program reaches children when they are most receptive. As they begin forming their ideas and opinions about drug abuse, the program provides them information; allowing them to make informed, intelligent decisions about drugs and violence, and the peer, social, and media influences that directly affect such decisions.
middle school program is geared toward seventh grade students. These
young teenagers are now experiencing a period in their lives in which they
have more freedom, opportunity, and exposure. Decisions are made
at this time in their lives that will effect them for many years to come.
The middle school curriculum provides both drug resistance information,
as well as character development lessons.
curriculum is carefully controlled, and includes lessons such as, Understanding
the Effects of Drugs, Considering Consequences, Changing Beliefs
About Drug Use, Learning Resistance Techniques, Building Self-esteem, Assertiveness,
Managing Stress, Reducing Violence, Media Influences, Making Good Decisions,
Positive Alternatives, and Role Models, Resisting Gang Violence, Respect,
Responsibility, and Good Citizenship.