Frequently Asked Questions

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Here are some frequently asked questions about the Emily’s Hope Substance Use Prevention Curriculum.

What is the purpose of 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.

Is the curriculum available for all grade levels?

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.

Is the curriculum free for schools?

Yes, the Emily’s Hope Substance Use Prevention Curriculum is currently offered for free, thanks to the support of generous donors.

How can teachers access the curriculum?

Teachers can access the curriculum by signing up for the Teacher Hub, which contains lesson plans, videos, resources, and a community of educators.

What materials are included in each lesson?

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. Each grade level includes free e-books.

Are there opportunities for school assemblies and community events?

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.

How was the curriculum developed?

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.

How can I support Emily’s Hope?

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.

Can parents access the curriculum and resources?

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.