Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Totally Awesome Teaching Strategies®

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Totally Awesome Teaching Strategies®


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780963000934
Publisher: Everyday Learning Corporation
Publication date: 03/28/1994
Pages: 620

About the Author

Linda Meeks and Philip Heit are emeritus professors of Health Education in the College of Education at The Ohio State University. Linda and Philip previously owned Meeks Heit Publishing, a publishing company that specialized in producing health education textbooks, video, CD-ROM, and multimedia programs for grades K-12 and college. Linda and Philip sold Meeks Heit Publishing Company and the McGraw-Hill Companies acquired their product line and works closely with them. Linda and Philip remain actively involved in the health education profession, continuing to write textbooks. To date, they have co-authored more than 250 different health education textbooks that are used by millions of students preschool through college. They have recently produced new editions of Totally Awesome® Health K–8 and Health and Wellness 9–12. Linda and Philip continue to assist state departments of education and as well as thousands of school districts, develop comprehensive school health education curricula and implement the National Health Education Standards. Their textbooks and other materials continue to be used throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Japan, Mexico, England, Puerto Rico, Spain, Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Bermuda, and the Virgin Islands. During the years they taught at The Ohio State University, Linda and Philip taught thousands of teachers, school administrators, and allied health professionals in how to teach health and communicate with children and parents on relevant health issues. During this time, Randy Page joined the faculty and taught with Linda and Philip. Linda, Philip, and Randy continued to collaborate when Randy left and joined thefaculty at The University of Idaho as Professor of Health Education. Randy has written more than 70 journal articles and consulted on research projects with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They have collaborated on Comprehensive School Health Education: Totally Awesome Strategies for Teaching Health®; Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Totally Awesome® Strategies®; and Violence Prevention: Totally Awesome® Teaching Strategies for Safe and Drug-Free Schools.

Table of Contents

Section 1 Drugs and Wellness

Chapter 1 Drugs: Promoting Responsible and Healthful Behavior

Chapter 2 Drugs and Violence: Promoting Respectful Relationships

Section 2 Drugs: A Factual Account

Chapter 3 Drug Actions and Reactions

Chapter 4 Stimulant Drugs

Chapter 5 Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs

Chapter 6 Narcotics

Chapter 7 Marijunana

Chapter 8 Hallucinogens

Chapter 9 Inhalants

Chapter 10 Over-The-Counter Drugs

Chapter 11 Prescription Drugs

Chapter 12 Anabolic Steroids

Section 3 Alcohol, Tobacco, and Well-Being

Chapter 13 Alcohol

Chapter 14 Tobacco

Section 4 Prevention and Treatment of Drug Abuse

Chapter 15 Prevention of Drug Abuse

Chapter 16 Treatment for Drug Abuse

Section 5 Drug Education: Curriculum and Teaching Strategies

Chapter 17 The Drug Education Curriculum

Chapter 18 Totally Awesome Teaching Strategies

Chapter 19 Teaching Masters and Student MastersGlossaryIndex

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