School-based Universal Prevention

by the National Institute on Drug Abuse

We offer in-service training in this science-based prevention program. 

We train your Science or Health teachers to integrate the program into  their classrooms, correlating to current National Science and Health Standards.  

Why choose  NIDA’s Brain Power! and The Brain?

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has created a K-12 curriculum that is developmentally-appropriate, teacher-friendly, and science-based. The series is called Brain Power for grades K-8, and The Brain for grades 9-12

NIDA’s goal is to educate students on the science of how the brain works, the effects of drugs on the brain, and the process of addiction. Each highly interactive lesson correlates to required National Science Education Standards (NSES), and involves the students in discovering how to promote good brain health, and how abusing substances harms the brain and body.

Brain Power is cost-effective, and requires five to ten hours (class periods) each year.  The articulation offers our students a cohesive K-12 program designed by the experts in substance abuse.

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                 See Topics at each grade level

This interactive series includes DVDs, experiments, hands-on activities, online interactive games, puzzles, and review cards.

To order NIDA materials:

Grades K-5

Grades 6-9

Grades 9-12

Brain Power Binders K-12

"Heads Up"  Magazine Units

Produced in cooperation with Scholastic Inc. 
These magazine units include teaching materials on preventing substance abuse. The lessons include articles, puzzles, posters, and review questions

Downloadable Pdf copy or available in print at:

We offer programs to suit your needs.  Please contact us

We also provide lectures to colleges, community groups, and students.

Our goal is to bring prevention to our children, before they begin to make decisions about drugs and alcohol use.