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1 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse

2 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse What Do Different Generations Say? 1.Survey ten teens in your community, asking them which three drugs they think are abused by teens the most. Then ask what they think the greatest risk of teen drug abuse is. 2.Ask the same survey questions to ten adults in your community. 3.How were the perceptions of teens and adults alike? How were they different? Summarize the results of your survey.

3 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse End of Chapter 17 Preview Activity Click on this slide to end this activity.

4 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse Class Survey 1.Which risk factors for drug abuse do you think were strongest for Meghan? a.family factors b.social factors c.personal factors Question 1 of 11 Switch to QuickTake version of the quiz.

5 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse 2.Which risk factors for drug abuse do you think are strongest for teens you know? a.family factors b.social factors c.personal factors Question 2 of 11 Class Survey

6 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse 3.At what age do you think most drug–abusing youth in your community first start? a.younger than 10 years old b.10–12 years old c.13–15 years old d.16–18 years old Question 3 of 11 Class Survey

7 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse 4.For yourself, what do you think would be the most serious consequence of drug abuse? a.getting suspended from sports or other extracurricular activities b.getting suspended from school/hurting chances of college admission c.losing my friends/losing respect d.risking my health e.getting a criminal record Question 4 of 11 Class Survey

8 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse 5.What category of drugs do you think is most often abused by teens in your community? a.medicines b.inhalants c.marijuana d.other Question 5 of 11 Class Survey

9 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse 6.Why do you think over-the-counter drug abuse is on the rise? a.lack of knowledge about risks b.inexpensive to buy c.easy to access d.legal to buy Question 6 of 11 Class Survey

10 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse 7.Which aspect of your life do you think gives you the most protection from drugs? a.family expectations/rules b.positive peer pressure c.personal convictions Question 7 of 11 Class Survey

11 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse 8.Meghan’s mom eventually kicked Meghan out of her house. Do you think that was a good decision? a.yes b.no Question 8 of 11 Class Survey

12 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse 9.What do you think is the hardest challenge for teens trying to quit drugs? a.acknowledging the problem to themselves b.asking their loved ones for help c.staying away from negative influences Question 9 of 11 Class Survey

13 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse Question 10 of Which of these efforts do you think is most effective for helping teens stay drug free? a.public-service ads on television/Internet b.testimonials from former drug addicts c.drug-testing at school-sponsored events d.school-based educational programs Class Survey

14 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse The Risks of Drug Abuse Question 11 of Of these activities, which protects you most from getting involved with drugs? a.athletics/exercise b.music or art c.volunteering d.spending time with family e.religion/youth group f.other Class Survey

15 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse End of Chapter 17 Class Survey Click on this slide to end this survey.

16 Chapter 17 Preventing Drug Abuse End of Chapter 17 Discovery Education Video Click on this slide to end this presentation.


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