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TNTT School Programs

Substance Use Prevention

Substance Use Prevention for teens

This TNTT class is designed for teenagers and uses facts, figures and a fairly graphic slide presentation to demonstrate the reality of the effects of unsafe driving behavior, plus underage alcohol or other drug use.

The high school program is the toughest of all. It include pictures of students who were killed in crashes. Kids need to understand that death is a real possibility when anyone engages in reckless behavior. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading killer of teenagers. Once a child turns 15, his or her chance of dying in a car crash increases seven times. For this age group, we stress the need for lots of driving practice and experience, and include information about motorcycles, driving at excessive speeds and drinking and driving. The more real you make the affects on people, the more the message will stick in the minds of the students.