Analyze the role of individual, family, community, and cultural norms on the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
Write objectives and guiding questions on the board.
Prepare video: "Food wars: Battle of the Alcohol - Can you drink alcohol and still be healthy?"
Print article if you will use in session.
Introduce topic by describing, activity name, content standard, and objectives.
Ask the participants the following questions:
-Do you believe that you live a healthy life?
-what do you do on a daily basis that you consider healthy?
-Can alcohol be part of a healthy way of living?
Write their comments on board.
Write "Alcohol" in the center of the board and make two columns, one for benefits and the other for problems of alcohol consumption.
Ask the students if they think consuming alcohol has any benefits.
Write them on the board if they provide examples.
Comment that for the most part we know the risks of alcohol consumption.
Inform participants that the next video and the article will explain how moderate alcohol drinking can bring benefits to health.
Show them the video "Food wars: Battle of the Alcohol - Can you drink alcohol and still be healthy?"
After watching video ask participants:
-Is alcohol contrary to a healthy life?
-How many calories are there in a gram of pure alcohol?
-What sort of alcoholic beverages are not recommended to drink, and why?
-How often should we drink to be considered healthy drinking?
As a culminating activity, distribute the article, "Health benefits and disadvantages of alcohol." Ask them to identify at least one benefit of moderate consumption of alcohol and 3 consequences of its abuse.
Add to the comments and suggestions given at the beginning of the session.