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Lesson 3: Consequences of Drinking Alcohol

Identifies reasons why people drink alcohol; demonstrates similarities between drinking and marijuana; presents how alcohol is used to cover feelings; discusses consequences of drinking; and brainstorms alternatives to drinking.

Lesson Goals

  • 1. Identify the similarities between using marijuana and alcohol
  • 2. Increase students’ perception that drinking alcohol has serious consequences that can immediately affect their daily lives and social relationships
  • 3. Motivate students to resist drinking alcohol by helping them identify the social, psychological, and physical consequences of consumption/use
  • 4. Identify alternatives to drinking

Student Handouts

Supplemental Materials

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