Outline of the state of Montana

Health Education K-12 Curriculum—Alcohol and Drug Use or Abuse—HS

Health Education K-12 Curriculum—Alcohol and Drug Use or Abuse—HS

State law addresses alcohol and Drug-use/abuse.

Administrative Rules of Montana 10.53.709 Health Standard for Ninth Through Twelfth Grades

(1) The health Standard 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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