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New! For Teens & Teachers--Awesome Web Interactive Experience

Drugs in your body - on Scholastic Site

From NIDA & Scholastic Inc.’s Heads Up Series: Drugs + Your Body: It Isn't Pretty

  • A dynamic new Web interactive designed for grades 7-12 that uses graphics, videos, quizzes and much more!
  • Adapted from the popular "Drugs and Your Body" poster.
  • Demonstrates the wide-ranging harmful effects of drugs on the brain and body.
  • Great for individual use or as part of a group (check out the Teachers guide for classroom lessons).

Logos



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Badges



Badges

To use one of the following web badges, copy and paste the code in the text box next to the badge into your source code.

National Drug Facts Week: January 27-February 2, 2014. Register to host an educational event in your community. Get started now with FREE materials!




National Drug Facts Week: January 27-February 2, 2014. Register to host an educational event in your community. Get started now with FREE materials!





National Drug Facts Week: January 27-February 2, 2014. Register to host an educational event in your community. Get started now with FREE materials!





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Widgets



Widgets

National Drug Facts Week Countdown

Place this NDFW Widget on your Web site, portal home page, or in your blog! To add it to your site, click on "Share." A new screen will display the html code for the widget. Simply cut and paste the html code into your Web page.



How to Use NDFW Widgets

To add it to your site, click on "Share." A new screen will display the html code for that particular widget. Simply cut and paste the html code into your Web page.

Brochures



Brochures

Updated for 2014!
The best way to get people to come to your event is to talk about it with your friends and community members. Hand out our brochure along with a flyer advertising your event to get people excited. Make sure you put all the important details on your flyer - who, what, where, when, and why is a good place to start!
Download Our Brochure (PDF, 656KB).

2013 NDFW brochure

Downloads



Downloads

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So tell us...why are YOU shattering the myths? Print this sign (PDF, 557KB), fill it out, and share on Facebook and Twitter using #drugfacts or email it to: drugfacts@nida.nih.gov.

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NDFWkits




NDFW Kit

National Drug Facts Week Starter Kit

National Drug Facts Week Starter Kit

Four publications to help teens attending your NDFW event learn key scientific facts about drugs, abuse, addiction, consequences, prevention, and treatment.

Publications:

  1. Order Drugs: Shatter the Myths
  2. Drugs, Brains, and Behavior: The Science of Addiction
  3. Order Drugs + Your Body: It Isn't Pretty (Teaching Guide) Poster
  4. 2014 National Drug IQ Challenge

Additional NIDA Resources


Curriculum Fact Sheet

Family and Consumer Sciences Teachers: The scientific facts about the effects of drug abuse on the brain and body

Family and consumer sciences teachers can utilize free NIDA materials to educate high school students on the scientific facts about the effects of drugs on the brain, body and behavior.



Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Marijuana: Facts for Teens

Presented in question-and-answer format and targeted to teens, provides facts about marijuana and its potential harmful effects.



Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Marijuana: Facts Parents Need to Know

Brochure, in question-and-answer format, that provides facts about marijuana for parents and offers tips for talking with their children about the drug and its potential harmful effects.



Marijuana: Download the Facts Poster

Marijuana: Download the Facts Poster (Teaching Guide)

Front: Targets teens and young adults, emphasizing three essential messages about smoking marijuana: it is addictive, it can lead to school failure, and it impairs driving. Back: Four lesson plans for teachers, including critical-thinking activity worksheets and answer keys. Reviews basic marijuana facts. Helps students differentiate between fact and opinion, understand the importance of sources, analyze an editorial cartoon, and realize how messages about drugs are communicated, overtly and hidden, in songs and music videos. See also Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body—Year 11-12 Compilations for Students and Teachers.



arijuana: Download the Facts Spanish & English Poster

Marijuana: Download the Facts Spanish & English Poster

Double-sided poster for teens and young adults: one side English, one side Spanish. Emphasizes three essential messages about smoking marijuana: it is addictive, it can lead to school failure, and it impairs driving. See also Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body—Year 11-12 Compilations for Students and Teachers.



Prescription Drug Poster

Prescription Drug Poster

Raises awareness of the health consequences of improper use of prescription drugs and contrasts it with the benefits of safe and proper prescription drug use.


NIDA and Scholastic - Heads Up


Poster Teaching Guide: Facts on Drugs—Teen Guide to Making Smart Decisions

Poster Teaching Guide: Facts on Drugs—Teen Guide to Making Smart Decisions

This poster teaching guide helps students understand the serious short- and long-term effects of drug, tobacco, and alcohol use, as well as the importance of informed decision making.



Poster Teaching Guide: Drugs and the Body—It Isn't Pretty

Poster Teaching Guide: Drugs and the Body—It Isn't Pretty

A graphic tour of how the body is affected by various drugs of abuse. Includes an annotated “body” poster for your classroom wall along with six skills sheets.



Annual Compilations of Articles and Lesson Plans:
These annual compilations going back to 2002 can be downloaded from Scholastic

Annual Compilations of Scholastic Articles and Lesson Plans





Infographics

Monitoring the Future 2013 Survey Results


NIH’s 2013 Monitoring the Future Survey shows high rates of marijuana use; decreases in abuse of pain relievers and some synthetic drugs.

Copy and paste the code below to embed this infographic (1000px × 3013px)


View Monitoring the Future 2012 Survey Results






Sample Docs

Distribute press materials

Customize these sample press materials with details from your event and use them as inspiration for your own press materials:

Press Release: A press release announces news that will come out as part of your event. You can send a press release a day or two before, the day of, or the day after your event. Include details such as how many people will be/were there, and why. It should be written as if it is the news story itself and follow up with a phone call after you send it! Sample Press Release [MS WORD]

News Advisory: A news advisory tells the media about an upcoming event and advises the media to cover it. It should only be one page and include specific “who, what, when, where, why” information, plus some general info on your organization. Sample News Advisory [MS WORD]

Letter to the Editor: An effective letter to the editor should be related to a recent story in the news. It should express your opinion and you can reference your event as a supporting point. Be sure to include your age, address and phone number! Sample Letter to the Editor [MS WORD]

Once you’ve completed these materials and they are approved by your advisor, send these to your list of reporters. If you have their e-mail addresses, you can do an e-blast with these materials!

Issue a proclamation

A proclamation is an official designation of an event issued by governors, mayors, county executives, state legislators, counties, cities, or towns. It is a great way to get some public recognition!

How to get a proclamation issued
Contact your local government official’s communications office and ask what action is needed to designate January 26 - February 1, 2015 as National Drug Facts Week in your community. Contact information can usually be found online. Send them a draft of your proclamation.

What should a Proclamation say?
The proclamation should declare January 26 - February 1, 2015 as National Drug Facts Week and be signed by your local government official. This notes that he or she supports our week. The proclamation should discuss the importance of this week, as well as the importance of teens asking questions and getting good, solid scientific answers.

Take a look at our Sample Proclamation [MS WORD] and revise it to meet the needs of your community.


Teaching Guides



Teaching Guides


New! For Teens & Teachers--Awesome Web Interactive Experience

From NIDA & Scholastic Inc.’s Heads Up Series: Drugs + Your Body: It Isn't Pretty

  • A dynamic new Web interactive designed for grades 7-12 that uses graphics, videos, quizzes and much more!
  • Adapted from the popular "Drugs and Your Body" poster.
  • Demonstrates the wide-ranging harmful effects of drugs on the brain and body.
  • Great for individual use or as part of a group (check out the Teachers guide for classroom lessons).
Drugs and your body web interactive


Myth or Fact?

Take this week as an opportunity to shatter the myths with the facts.

How can we help?

NIDA is at your service! We are here to help generate ideas for events, help you plan your event, get you connected with an expert or scientist, and provide you with other materials you might need. Please email us at drugfacts@nida.nih.gov with any questions you might have! We look forward to working with you.

Privacy Ground Rules

This week is all about providing a safe environment for teens to ask questions and get answers about drugs and drug abuse. Be sure to read our Privacy Ground Rules before your event!

Disclaimer

Placement of the drugfactsweek.gov badgets or widgets are to be used only as a marker to the drugfactsweek.gov site and a channel for drugfactsweek.gov content. The use of a widget or link does not indicate any form of endorsement or approval from NDFW, the Coordinating Center for Health Information and Service, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.