This lesson plan looks at the question of whether "natural medications" are better than prescription drugs, the side effects, myths and dangers of each. Drug abuse hotline information is included
Covered in the lesson plan are:
Understanding that ALL medications, natural and prescription meds have side effects
How "natural medications" are othen viewed and used by those that are uncertain or doubtful of prescription medication.
A list of side effects of the most common natural medications individuals use
The Myths surrounding "natural medications"
When is it OK to take natural medications
Make sure to keep up with Supplment safety alerts
Prescription medication safety tips
Prescription drug abuse
Drug abuse prevention and drug abuse hotline
Understand that safety directions need to be followed for ALL medications
Activities include: writing prompt, Assessments on Natural and Prescription medications as well as writing prompt. Answer key, printables, clip art, answer key, no prep needed