Montana - HE K-12 curriculum—alcohol and drug use/abuse (HS): Curricula

Area: 
Curricula
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law addresses alcohol and drug use/abuse.

A.R.M. 10.53.709 HEALTH STANDARDS FOR NINTH THROUGH TWELFTH GRADES

(1) The health standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that each student will be able to:

  • (a) comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance personal health by:
    • (i) predicting how health behaviors can affect health status;
    • (ii) comparing and contrasting the benefits of and barriers to practicing a variety of healthy behaviors;
    • (iii) developing personal health-enhancing strategies for issues such as substance abuse prevention, nutrition, exercise, sexual activity, injury and disease prevention, and stress management, including traditional and contemporary strategies from American Indian cultures;
    • (iv) comparing and contrasting the potential consequences of engaging in risky behavior;
    • (v) analyzing the interrelationships of physical, mental, emotional, family and social health or personal health, including those of American Indian cultures and practices;
    • (vi) comparing and contrasting various ways to prevent communicable diseases;
    • (vii) analyzing how environmental factors and personal health are interrelated;
    • (viii) analyzing how genetics and family history can impact personal health;
    • (ix) comparing and contrasting ways to advocate for safe and healthy school and community environments to promote personal health;
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