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Onslow EYFP Learns About Addiction & the Brain in Session 2
Onslow County
28 May
2021
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Onslow EYFP Learns About Addiction & the Brain in Session 2

5/25/21: In Session 2 of Powerful Communities, the youth constructed their own personal brains with Play Dough. Youth learned how opioid use affects the three different parts of the brain. While constructing her personal brain, one child said, “I didn’t know the human brain had so many parts. Drugs can be bad for our brains.”..

28 May
2021
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Onslow EYFP’s Session 1 kicks off Powerful Communities

5/18/21: Session 1 of Powerful Communities kicked off with the youth playing the “Please May I” game. This game involves listening and following directions. Youth talked about goals in this session, how they pick certain goals, and try to reach them. In the caregiver session, the focus was on opioids. We talked about what the..