Here are some frequently asked questions about the Emily’s Hope Substance Use Prevention Curriculum.
The purpose of the Emily’s Hope Substance Use Prevention Curriculum is to provide age-appropriate, promising practice education to help children understand their brains, the effects of substances on their health, and how to make informed decisions about substance use.
Currently, the curriculum is available for grades K-5, with grades 6-12 in development. Each grade level has a specific focus, with lessons tailored to the students’ developmental stage and understanding.
Yes, the Emily’s Hope Substance Use Prevention Curriculum is currently offered for free, thanks to the support of generous donors.
Teachers can access the curriculum by signing up for the Teacher Hub, which contains lesson plans, videos, resources, and a community of educators.
Each lesson includes digital or printable lesson plans, animated videos, and a song. Additionally, there is a book and the ability to quickly add lesson materials to Google Classroom. An interactive version of the book is coming soon.
Yes, Angela Kennecke, founder and CEO of Emily’s Hope, is available for school assemblies and community events, sharing her story and raising awareness about addiction and substance use disorder. For booking inquiries, please contact us through our website.
The curriculum was developed by a committee of professionals, including teachers, school administrators, college professors, and experts in addiction medicine and counseling. The committee members contributed their knowledge and experience to create an engaging, relevant, and promising practice curriculum.
You can support Emily’s Hope by making a donation, volunteering your time or expertise, or spreading the word about our substance use prevention curriculum. Your support will help us continue to offer the curriculum for free and expand our reach to more schools and communities.
Yes, parents can access resources and information on our website. We believe that parents play a crucial role in their child’s well-being, and we aim to support them every step of the way.
If you have any additional questions or need further information, please feel free to contact us.