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Online Alcohol and Drug Prevention Programs Incentivized

 Oct 27 - Dec 31, 2020


The Monroe County Coalition is now offering free online evidence-based alcohol and drug prevention programs for Monroe County High School students.  Students can earn up to $90 in Amazon Gift Cards.

 

Parental/Guardian consent required.  Contact Tammy.Hansen@westcare.com to sign up.  Parents must confirm.  For All Stars Prevention Course, contact:  Katie Raskob at kraskob@fkcs.org.

 

The following incentivized programs are now offered: 

 

ALCOHOL EDU

(2.5 hrs, $25) - Know Your Influences. The media and other external inf luences play a large role in shaping our perceptions. Through a thoughtful analysis, students learn to recognize and challenge these influences.

 

PRESCRIPTION DRUG SAFETY

(30-45 mins, $10) - Science of Addiction. Effective prevention education begins with the facts. Knowing how addiction affects the brainc and body can be important for recovery, but more importantly, it can be information that helps students avoid addiction altogether.

 

ALCOHOL WISE

(1 hr, $10) -  Decision-making about choosing not to drink. Develop strategies for standing up to peer pressure to drink and challenge peer drinking perceptions.

 

MARIJUANA WISE

(1 hr, $10) - Reduce high- risk behavior. Recognize negative heal th effects of use on respiratory system and brain function and development. Effects marijuana can have on a user ’s life both short and long term.

 

NICOTINE 101

(1 hr, $10) - Addresses the use of nicotine in its many forms, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco, and hookah, but places an extra emphasis on vaping.

 

ALL STARS PREVENTION

(2.5 hr, $25) - Facts and information regarding the effect of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs on the brain and body. Recognize and identi fy natural rewards that stimulate the brain reward system. Recognize that consequences of drug use are just as likely to happen to them as they are to someone else. Identify ways to decline and avoid alcohol, tobacco, andother drugs.  For this course, please contact:  Katie Raskob at kraskob@fkcs.org

 

For more information, contact Susan Moore (305) 849-5292.

Sponsored by the Monroe County Coalition, Thriving Minds South FL, the State of FL Department of Children and Families, and SAMHSA.  In collaboration with the Guidance Care Center and the Florida Keys Children's Shelter.

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