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New Year, New Goals…and New Updates!

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  Welcome back, everyone! All of us at the Educator hope your summer was relaxing, invigorating, and—most of all—that it felt unusually long. Here’s to a new school year filled with promise and possibilities! This issue of the Educator is packed with news about some very ...
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Why Should We Tell Kids About the Opiate Epidemic?

by Pamela J. Luna, DrPH, MST
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The phone rings… she does not recognize the number but decides to take the call.  The caller announces himself as the medical examiner for Seattle, Washington. Her heart begins to pound when he asks her to confirm her identity. The man clears his throat and says, “I am sorry, bu...
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Hot Off the Presses: Project ALERT Gets an Upgrade

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The Project ALERT team has been working hard this summer to provide you with an enhanced web site experience! Here are some highlights. Most notable is our new FAQ, which provides answers to a myriad of questions about the online training modules and program implementation. A new Getting Starte...
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Charting the Trends

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According to the University of Michigan’s annual Monitoring the Future study, the majority of high school seniors do not think occasional marijuana smoking is harmful, with only 31.9 percent saying that regular use puts the user at great risk compared to 78.6 percent in 1991.   ...
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Video Update News: "Lindsey’s Choice" To Be Reenvisioned by a Project ALERT School!

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  Project ALERT is sponsoring a contest to update the videos from Lesson 5, Lindsey’s Choice, and we’re providing an opportunity for students and their teachers to partner with us in this effort. This fall we’ll be sending around information and guidelines f...
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