ERIC Number: ED327522
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Steroids. A Resource Guide.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of School Health Education and Services.
This guide provides information on steroid use as well as prevention and intervention strategies. It is intended to serve as a supplement to drug abuse education and prevention programs in elementary and secondary schools and as the basis for local curriculum development and instructional activities. The following topics are covered: (1) history of steroid use; (2) reasons for use; (3) social influences which encourage steroid use; (4) how steroids are used; (5) risks and side effects; (6) signs and symptoms of steroid use; (7) sources of steroids; (8) legal and ethical issues; (9) testing; (10) the role of schools in addressing steroid use; and (11) the role of parents in the prevention of steroid use. Twenty-two references, suggested readings, and resource information, are listed. (JD)
Descriptors: Athletes, Athletic Coaches, Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Promotion, Parent Role, Peer Influence, Prevention, School Role
Bureau of School Health Education and Services, 964 EBA, State Education Department, Albany, NY 12234.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of School Health Education and Services.