by Pauline Maskell
This resource will give you options for developing healthy relaxation skiills, provide factual information on substances, explore feelings, reactions and issues of self-esteem.
This resource actively involves both teacher and students in exploring the ways and reasons substances are used recreationally.
This resource places the use of substances within a social context and explains how substances are often used to provide relaxation and enhance self-esteem. It gives options for developing healthy relaxation skills, provides factual information on substances, explores feelings, reactions and issues of self-esteem, and offers practical help in understanding abuse.
Smoking, Alcohol and Party Drugs is for all those involved in working with young people and adults. The information and exercises can be used in a variety of settings such as schools, counseling groups, youth clubs, after school programs and adult groups.
4 rind binder, photocopiable activities
Introduction: How to us this resource
- How this pack came to be written
- How to use this resource
- Definition of terms used
- Experiential learning
- Groupwork skills
Section 2: Use and misuse of drugs
- Psychoactive drugs
Section 3: Using drama in drug education
- Role play
Section 4: Relaxation skills
- Physical methods of relaxation
- Mental relaxation-fantasy time
Section 5: Specific drugs
- History of drug use
- Amyl nitrate
- Cathinone (khat) and methcathinone (CAT)
- Inhalant misuse
- Nicotine and tobacco
Section 6: Drugs and the law
- The misuse of Drugs Act 1971
Useful books and resourcesLIST OF ACTIVITIES
Section 1: Groupwork
- Activity 1: Personality chart
- Activity2: Animal Magic
Section 2: Using Drama techniques in Drug education
- Activity 1: My support group
- Activity 2: Group role play
- Activity 3: Drug images
- Activity 4: Body language
- Activity 5: Trading places
- Activity 6: Freeze frame
- Activity 7: Are you a risk-taker?
- Activity 8: Fear medley
- Activity 9: Tightrope
- Activity 10: Mime
- Activity 11: Your TV drama
- Activity 12: Beginnings and endings
- Activity 13: Why do we need to learn about drugs?
- Activity 14: Liar
- Activity 15: The phone call
- Activity 16: Comic strip
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