Parents' Guide to

Heads Up

By Susan Yudt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Scholastic site explains the science behind drug abuse.

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What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+

Good resource

This is a good resource to use, especially with the guidance counselor. The students enjoyed using the interactive part.

Is It Any Good?

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Sites about drugs and alcohol sometimes run the risk of turning off teens with their simplistic "just say no" messages. HEADS UP takes a more sophisticated approach, explaining the science behind how drugs affect the brain and body through interviews with experts, interactive features, and an engaging blog. The site also offers helpful resources for educators.

Website Details

  • Genre: Educational
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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