to Healthy Living
Keys to Healthy Living Living is an interactive classroom based,
substance-abuse prevention curriculum for grades 1-11, guiding children to
explore all aspects of their lives: Physical, Psychological, Social, and
Spiritual. It is based on the current
about brain chemistry, life skills education, risk and protective factors,
asset development, community service, and spirituality. Particularly unique
to this curriculum, originally developed for the Russian schools, is that
it integrates materials universally appropriate for all children including
material developed for children of alcoholics, children with fetal alcohol
syndrome, children with learning differences, including attention deficit
hyperactive disorders (ADHD). It also addresses alcohol, prescription and
illegal drug abuse.
To maximize participants'
potential to be healthy, responsible and addiction free young adults.
- To increase knowledge and use of healthy living skills.
- To decrease use of alcohol, tobacco, prescription and illegal drugs.
- To increase knowledge of the impact of alcohol, tobacco, prescription and illegal
drugs on their own bodies, their families and their communities.
- To increase resiliency factors in participant lives.
- To decrease risk factors that lead to an unhealthy lifestyle.
Information & Life Skills Content
Out of Fights
Steps in Reducing Anger
Steps in Responding to Anger
Feelings versus Thoughts
Responding to the Feelings of Others
Recognizing Defenses of Others
Recognizing Your Defenses
Expressing a Complaint
Preparing for a Stressful Conversation
Standing Up for Your Self
Using "I" messages
Recognizing and celebrating each person's uniqueness.
Solving - Goal Setting
Choosing safe and trustworthy friends
Learning from Experience
Accomplishing Personal Goals
Making a Decision
Accomplishing Personal Goals Dreams & Goals.
about Alcohol, Tobacco,Prescription & Illegal Drugs
Why people become addicted: brain chemistry, dependency and addiction.
Impact on families and communities.
How our bodies, minds, emotions and spirits are affected.
Taking My Place in the World
My Impacting on the World
Being Part of Something Larger than myself.