The Opioid Crisis

Discussion Starters

High Int – Adv
Teens & Adults
Grades 9–12

Students read about and discuss the public health crisis of opioid misuse. This lesson includes a review and discussion about stigmas and word choice.

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Focus

topic-based
4-skills
health
prescription drugs
government
stigma
sharing information
critical thinking

Vocabulary

opioid
synthetic
addictive
prescription drug
transition
illicit
lace
lethal
overdose
adequate
combat
stigma
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