December's Theme:

Drugged & Drunk Driving

Choose: Pick 1-2 topics and skills to focus on this month

Slide: Use the Calendar for scheduling prevention activities.

Scroll: Use the links below for Activity Ideas and Resources.

Topics: Drugged & drunk driving or bullying & cyberbully

Skills: Anger and stress management

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Activity Ideas

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December

National Drunk & Drugged Driving Prevention Month

BrainAbouts suggests a poster campaign, watching About Alcohol in-class and at home to generate a discussion with the BrainAbouts handouts and family information communication.

Morning Announcement

Family Communication

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December 3

International Persons with Disabilities Day

To reduce bullying and stigma, host a speaker who has a disability or watch the BrainAbouts video About Bullying & Cyberbullying, use the BrainAbouts handouts to generate in-class and at-home discussion and send a family information communication.

Morning Announcement

Family Communication

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December 10

Human Rights Day

To reduce bullying and stigma, teach students about Universal Basic Rights during homeroom or advisory classes. 

Morning Announcement

UN Universal Basic Rights Booklet

Family Communication

Use the BrainAbouts Video About Bullying & Cyberbullying as part of a stigma reduction series. Find more information on the bullying & cyberbullying topic page.

Activity Resources

BrainAbouts Videos

Watch the BrainAbouts video in class and at home and use the BrainAbouts Handouts as a discussion guide. The Drunk & Drugged Driving Discussion Handout includes discussion scenarios for challenging youth's refusal skills. Find more information at the Drunk & Drugged Driving topic page.

Skill Building

Anger & Stress Management

The holidays can be stressful for families inducing irritation and frustration. Watch the BrainAbouts video in class and at home and use the BrainAbouts Handouts as a discussion guide. Find out more on the Anger Management skills page.

The holidays can create their own special types of stressors. Watch the BrainAbouts video in class and at home and use the BrainAbouts Handouts as a discussion guide. Use the activity resources below and find out more about stress management on the skills page.

  • Busting Stress

    Use this stress busting curriculum from Youth Smart for youth grades 7-12. 

  • Window of Time Self-Led Art Activities

    Use the self-led art activities as a way to explore experiences, feelings, and needs in English and Spanish.

  • Headspace Meditations

    Use the self-led art activities as a way to explore experiences, feelings, and needs in English and Spanish.