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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Sue Scheff: Project Alert

What is Project Alert?

Today more than ever, teens need help resisting drugs. Project ALERT is a proven solution — a nationally recognized, 7th & 8th grade, evidence-based program that gives students insight, understanding, and actual skills for resisting substance use. Project ALERT successfully addresses tobacco, alcohol, marijuana and inhalants, the substances teens are most likely to use. 

Project ALERT core strategies

  • Motivate students against drug use
  • Provide skills and strategies to resist drugs
  • Establish new non-use attitudes and beliefs

Project ALERT in the classroom

  • Small group activities
  • Role playing exercises
  • Real life videos
  • Guided classroom discussions

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