ERIC Number: ED360578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
The Save-Your-Life Glossary of Alcohol, AIDS, Drug, & Tobacco Terms.
This document presents the Save-Your-Life Glossary, which consists of four parts: (1) the glossary itself, which defines alcohol, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), drug, and tobacco-related terms; (2) the alerts sections, which focus on popular drugs or issues that concern young people; (3) the focus sections, which categorize and describe specific drugs and their effects; and (4) the information section, from which students can obtain telephone numbers and addresses to call or write for further information or help. A total of 171 terms are defined in the glossary. The alerts sections focus on AIDS, alcohol, heroin, "ice" (methamphetamine), inhalants, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), nicotine, peer pressure, and steroids. Drug categorized and described in the focus section include cannabis, cocaine, depressants, designer drugs, hallucinogens, inhalants, narcotics, and stimulants. Two pages are provided for notes and a final page, headed "Facts You Cannot Ignore!" lists salient facts on alcohol, AIDS, drugs, and tobacco. (NB)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Children, Definitions, Drinking, Drug Abuse, Drug Use, Elementary Secondary Education, Smoking, Teacher Role, Tobacco
Curriculum Associates, Inc., 5 Esquire Road, No. Billerica, MA 01862-2589 ($6.95, pupil book; $1.95, teachers guide; $14.90, package of 10).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Separately published "Teacher Guide" appended.