RESOURCES FOR SCHOOLS
The Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) training guides schools and communities in how to create a safe, stable, and nurturing environment for our most vulnerable children.
The LifeSkills Training program has been extensively tested and proven effective at reducing tobacco, alcohol, opioid, and illicit drug use by as much as 80%. Long-term follow-up studies also show that it produces prevention effects that are durable and long-lasting.
An interactive cartoon-based resource for alcohol and marijuana information.
A substance abuse prevention resource for adolescents that tailors prevention to different personality styles
Single-use substance abuse program promoting sports: This one session substance abuse program promoting sports is an approved evidence-based curriculum and is supported by the Wyoming Dept of Health:
Outreach materials & resources for web and text messaging
Media literacy and substance abuse prevention for high school ages.
Teaches 3rd - 5th graders and their families how to tell facts from fiction in the media.
Teaches 6th - 8th graders how to know when they are being marketed to. Interactive with special sections on social media and vaping.
DEA and Discovery Education have worked together to create six additional lessons for the Operation Prevention student curriculum, expanding it beyond opioids to include inhalants, marijuana, stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, and steroids. These additional lessons are geared for grades 3-8 (upper elementary and middle school) and are expected to take one class period for each lesson. There is an educator’s guide for the set of lessons, and each individual lesson includes a short animated video with an accompanying activity guide. All lessons include national standards of learning. The new lessons can be found online at:
Sources of Strength is a peer to peer suicide prevention program for schools that meets the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration's Registry of Evidence-Based Programs:
Easy ways for teens to ask for help and to help friends with mental health
NAMI printable mental health graphic "How To Help A Friend — Student's Guide to Mental Health"
The Tobacco Prevention Toolkit modules on e-cigarette and vapes for teachers and schools:
Vape and e-cigarette curriculum for teachers and schools:
2 American Lung Association recommendations for quit vape groups/alternatives to suspension:
Free Help to Quit Tobacco Group for Sublette County Residents
Currently being taught at Public Health, 1 hour a week for 6 weeks. University of Colorado Medical School Quit Tobacco curriculum. Can be taught with drop-in attendance. Please contact Trisha for more info: 307-749-5004.