Presentations

The Following Presentations Are Free Of Charge 

Special presentations may also be requested, but not limited to: Tobacco, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Month, Prom/Graduation season, and teacher in-service days. Presentations are customizable based on each school, agency, or community needs.

Armstrong-Indiana-Clarion Drug & Alcohol Commission also provides FREE educational materials for teachers to use during drug, alcohol, tobacco, and gambling lessons upon request.

What Do You Consider Lethal

Reckless and distracted driving is the #1 killer of teens in America. What Do You Consider Lethal from Impact Teen Drivers, is aimed at reducing these preventable deaths. What Do You Consider Lethal is a high-energy interactive presentation bringing the facts about reckless and distracted driving to teens using innovative videos, materials, and curriculum, and encourages teens to take the lead in peer-to-peer messaging.

Suggested Schedule:

1 Classroom Session

Grades:

9th – 12th Grades

Gateway Drugs: Tobacco, Vaping, Alcohol, Marijuana

Gateway Drugs is a Power Point presentation providing basic education and understanding about: alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, vaping, addiction, treatment, recovery, and teaches resiliency through education about peer pressure refusal skills.

Suggested Schedule:

1 Classroom Session

Grades:

6th – 8th Grades

WreckED

WreckED is a program designed to engage youth in a discussion about alcohol and other drug use, abuse, addiction, treatment, and recovery. The presentation is a testimonial from a person(s) in long-term recovery from addiction and is designed to facilitate group discussion.

Suggested Schedule:

1 Classroom Session

Grades:

7th – 12th Grades

MADD

MADD Power of Youth discusses the dangers of underage drinking and gives helpful tips for teens. This engaging presentation addresses factors that can lead teens to drink underage, the health risks, how to resist peer pressure, and empower them to make the right choices.

Suggested Schedule:

1 Classroom Session

Grades:

7th – 12th Grades

The Dangers Of Vaping & E-cigarettes

Vaping Awareness- vaping has grown in popularity with the rise of vape pens and e-cigarettes, especially among teenagers. There is a growing body of evidence indicating that the chemicals in these products are dangerous. This presenation is designed to educate individuals about vaping trends, risks, types of devices, consequences, and support resources. This presentation has two versions.

Suggested Schedule:

1 Classroom Session

Grades:

4th – 12th Grades

Adult Presentation:

Parents, guardians, grandparents, school staff, child services staff, and healthcare personnel.

Steriods

Anabolic Steroid Awareness- Once viewed as a problem strictly associated with body builders, fitness “buffs,” and professional athletes, the abuse of steroids is prevalent today among youth and young adults. This presentation discusses what anabolic steroids are, harmful effects, why they are abused, the risks associated with the drug, and help resources.

Suggested Schedule:

1 Classroom Session

Grades:

7th – 12th Grades

Recommendation:

This presentation is also fitting for athletic teams and can be offered after school at team meetings or practice.

Red Ribbon Week

National Family Partnership provides drug awareness by sponsoring the National Red Ribbon Week Campaign. Armstrong Indiana Clarion Drug & Alcohol Commission is available for presentations, student activities, informational vendor tables, and can provide Red Ribbon Week Campaign promotional items upon request.

Suggested Schedule:

3rd Week of October

Grades:

Kindergarten – 12th Grades

Schedule Suggestion:

Please be considerate during the month of October and schedule programs in advance. October is a very busy month for AICDAC Prevention Department and schedules fill up quickly for Red Ribbon Week.

Teen Scene

Teen Scene is a program designed to educate adults who care for youth by discussing signs and symptoms of substance use, which includes a display of more than 50 objects to look for in a teenager’s bedroom that may be hidden in plain sight. It also discusses current drug trends and help resources.

Suggested Schedule:

1 Classroom Session

Audience:

Parents, guardians, grandparents, school staff, child services staff, and healthcare personnel. Youth are not permitted.

Drugs – Myths, Facts, & Trends 

Had I Only Known is Power Point presentation designed to educate adults about the latest community, state, and national drug trends and can be tailored to certain types of drugs discussed upon request. Education about signs and symptoms of drug use, as well as, treatment and support resources are provided.

Suggested Schedule:

1-1.5 Hour Session

Audience:

Parents, guardians, grandparents, school staff, child services staff, and healthcare personnel. Children are not permitted.

Project Sticker Shock 

Project Sticker Shock is designed to raise public awareness of the law and to reduce/eliminate access to alcohol by minors. Students place stickers on cases of alcohol at local beer distributors bearing messages about underage drinking and providing alcohol to minors. A law enforcement officer from the community will be present.

Suggested Schedule:

1 session during homecoming, prom, and graduation season. The campaign takes place at a local beer distributor and may be during or after school hours.

Audience:

9th-12 grades of up to 15 kids. A school advisor must attend.