Access information, products, and services related to the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
Video "Chelsea's Choice".
Article: "Impaired driving: Get the facts"
Ask the participants, what is the worst decision you've ever made? Let them answer. When did that happen? Did that decision have a consequence to you? Think back of that day and reflect on what could have been a better resolution to that situation.
Show them the video "Chelsea's Choice".
Ask them some questions about the video. What was Chelsea's choice? Why did she decide to go drink? What should have been the decision to make? What were the consequences of her decision?
Tell them that everybody has goals and dreams to achieve in the future. Ask them, "what do you think were Chelsea and the victims'goals?" Sadly, so many goals are stuck and many lives are lost every day in the US because of alcohol.
Have them trying to figure out how many people die each year in alcohol-related accidents. After that, give them a copy of the article "Impaired Driving: Get the Facts".
As they read, write the next questions on the board and leave a space for the answers to each question.
How many people die every day in an alcohol-related accident?
What is the annual cost of the alcohol-related crashes?
The number of deceases caused by alcohol in 2010 is?
What sectors of population are more at risk of having accidents while intoxicated?
Write three measures that can be taken individually to reduce accidents and deaths.
Once the students have finished reading, ask them to find the answers to those questions and have some volunteers to write the answers. (Please do not use numbers.)