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Primakov Leadership Academy

          PEER-BASED PROGRAMMS

          BUILD CHARACTER
          BUILD SUPPORT
          BUILD YOUR FUTURE

Learning about drug addiction has given us, Primakov students, insight into some of its core reasons. Weak or no support system, low self-esteem, lack of knowledge about the work of hormones, and not learning early on how to say “no”, are just some of the prerequisites for one turning to substances to cover these needs. 

We realized that the best way to help someone not turn to drugs is to build their knowledge of these issues. Below are three lesson plans we developed and tried on the younger students at Primakov School to give them prevention tools and build their character.  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Uliana and Yulia, graduating class of 2024