Grade 13 - PE & Health
Drugs and Alcohol (Credit: 0.50)This course delves into the types and effects of drugs, including alcohol, tobacco, steroids, over the
counter drugs, marijuana, barbiturates, stimulants, narcotics, and hallucinogens. Students learn about the
physiological and psychological effects of drugs, as well as the rules, laws, and regulations surrounding
them. The difference between appropriate and inappropriate drug use will also be discussed. In addition,
students will learn about coping strategies, healthy behaviors, and refusal skills to help them avoid and
prevent substance abuse, as well as available resources where they can seek help.