Middle School Prevention Programs

Helping young people make healthy choices every day.

Middle school is a battlefield. Our lessons recognize the landmines that middle schoolers encounter each day and teach them how to navigate things like peer influence, setting/achieving goals, alcohol, and drugs in a healthy way.

 

View our program list below, or check the PDF above to see which programs are currently available.

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Grade 6

Refuse to Lose

This four (or five)-lesson unit presents information on specific drugs (e.g. alcohol, tobacco/vaping, marijuana and prescription drugs).

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6

Topics

  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Tobacco/Vaping

Taking Charge of Me II

This four-lesson unit promotes the concept of “taking charge of yourself” by developing skills in self-control, understanding what healthy choices are and how to make them, understanding and managing peer pressure, and promoting inclusion.

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Grade Level

  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6

Topics

  • Feelings
  • Peer Influence
  • Respect

Taking Charge of Me III

This four-lesson unit helps students explore the meaning of success. It motivates students to be successful and develops skills in perseverance, making healthy choices and leadership.

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7

Topics

  • Feelings
  • Leadership
  • Peer Influence
  • Respect

DdUKnw?

This eight-lesson unit combines drug specific information with related resiliency skills development including making friends, peer refusal, and decision-making.

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Alcohol
  • Decision-making
  • Friendship
  • Marijuana
  • Other Drugs
  • Peer Influence

Middle School Peer Mediation

This six-hour training prepares a group of 6th-8th grade students to become third party problem solvers and facilitate a problem-solving process for peers in conflict.

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Peer Influence
  • Problem-solving

Grade 7

ACTS (Aware Control Talk Solve) of Anger

This four-lesson series helps students understand the devastating effects of out-of-control anger and gives them practical skills to stay in control.

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Anger
  • Conflict

Refuse to Lose

This four (or five)-lesson unit presents information on specific drugs (e.g. alcohol, tobacco/vaping, marijuana and prescription drugs).

Learn More

Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Tobacco/Vaping

Taking Charge of Me III

This four-lesson unit helps students explore the meaning of success. It motivates students to be successful and develops skills in perseverance, making healthy choices and leadership.

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7

Topics

  • Feelings
  • Leadership
  • Peer Influence
  • Respect

DdUKnw?

This eight-lesson unit combines drug specific information with related resiliency skills development including making friends, peer refusal, and decision-making.

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Alcohol
  • Decision-making
  • Friendship
  • Marijuana
  • Other Drugs
  • Peer Influence

Challenges and Choices

This 3 ½ hour program helps students explore the role attitudes, beliefs, peers and media play in the decisions they make about a range of topics including the use of alcohol and other drugs.

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Alcohol
  • Decision-making
  • Other Drugs
  • Peer Influence

Middle School Peer Mediation

This six-hour training prepares a group of 6th-8th grade students to become third party problem solvers and facilitate a problem-solving process for peers in conflict.

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Peer Influence
  • Problem-solving

Peer Helping

Youth learn listening and problem-solving skills and how to make referrals to adults who can help. Peer helpers can also tutor or mentor peers. Training can last from one to five days depending on the school’s goals.

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • 9-12
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Communication
  • Friendship
  • Peer Influence
  • Problem-solving

Grade 8

TBD

Because their identities are still “To Be Determined” this four-lesson unit series helps teens shape a positive reputation and sense of self by building their integrity and encouraging leadership.

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Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Leadership
  • Peer Influence
  • Respect

Refuse to Lose

This four (or five)-lesson unit presents information on specific drugs (e.g. alcohol, tobacco/vaping, marijuana and prescription drugs).

Learn More

Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Alcohol
  • Marijuana
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Tobacco/Vaping

DdUKnw?

This eight-lesson unit combines drug specific information with related resiliency skills development including making friends, peer refusal, and decision-making.

Learn More

Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Alcohol
  • Decision-making
  • Friendship
  • Marijuana
  • Other Drugs
  • Peer Influence

Challenges and Choices

This 3 ½ hour program helps students explore the role attitudes, beliefs, peers and media play in the decisions they make about a range of topics including the use of alcohol and other drugs.

Learn More

Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Alcohol
  • Decision-making
  • Other Drugs
  • Peer Influence

Middle School Peer Mediation

This six-hour training prepares a group of 6th-8th grade students to become third party problem solvers and facilitate a problem-solving process for peers in conflict.

Learn More

Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Peer Influence
  • Problem-solving

Peer Helping

Youth learn listening and problem-solving skills and how to make referrals to adults who can help. Peer helpers can also tutor or mentor peers. Training can last from one to five days depending on the school’s goals.

Learn More

Grade Level

  • 6-8
  • 9-12
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Topics

  • Communication
  • Friendship
  • Peer Influence
  • Problem-solving