Download only Alcohol’s Effects on the Brain (AlcoholFX) is a free, science-based app that teaches students ages 10 to 12 how alcohol can harm their brains if they drink. Based on lesson plans from SAMHSA’s Reach Out Now Initiative, the app can easily integrate with instruction in 5th- and 6th-grade classrooms. This app is only available on tablets. App Features AlcoholFX is divided into units that describe the six parts of the brain and how alcohol disrupts its function. Using the app: Students can engage in research-based, interactive games that explore brain science while they practice responses to difficult social situations involving alcohol. Educators can use science-based lessons plans, resources, and recorded scenarios to help students and parents learn about the dangers of alcohol to the developing brain. Parents can learn how alcohol affects their child's brain and can put their child's education and health at risk. For more information, email SAMHSA at firstname.lastname@example.org. Publication Date September 2018 Format Mobile Application Download Download AlcoholFX Mobile App from Google Play Download AlcoholFX Mobile App from the Apple App Store Related Resources Download the Talk. They Hear You. Mobile Application Find Related Information Audience Adolescents as Audience Children as Audience Educators Family & Advocates Young Adults as Audience Population Group Adolescents as Population Group Parents You May Also Be Interested In Behavioral Health Barometer, Volume 4 This report presents national data about the prevalence of behavioral health conditions. This data includes the rate of serious mental illness, suicidal thoughts, substance use, and underage drinking. The report also highlights the percentages of those who seek treatment for these conditions. The state-level Barometers contain valuable insight into the behavioral health needs and the unique challenges faced by communities across the country. This analysis can help public health authorities and others determine the best ways of meeting behavioral health care needs and disparities among various communities. 2013 Annual Synar Reports: Tobacco Sales to Youth This report presents findings on compliance with the Synar Amendment aimed at decreasing youth access to tobacco. It reviews progress in enforcing state youth tobacco access laws and reducing the percentage of retailers selling tobacco products to minors. Are You Taking Medicine for Opioid Use Disorder and Are Pregnant or Thinking about Having a Baby? This poster is for clients and their family members in OUD treatment who are pregnant or who are currently not pregnant but of childbearing age. Talk. They Hear You: Talking With Your Child About Opioids: Keeping Your Kids Safe - Parent Brochure This brochure is related to the public service announcement from SAMHSA's “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign encouraging parents to talk with their kids about the risks of misusing prescription pain medications and to have conversations with their kids to help them avoid taking medication that is not theirs. MAT Inside Correctional Facilities: Addressing Medication Diversion This action brief provides criminal justice stakeholders, correctional facility leadership, & correctional staff with helpful strategies & techniques to reduce diversion of MAT medications. The information for this brief was developed by a panel of correctional leaders & experts throughout the US. Talk. They Hear You: Do You Know About Marijuana? Talk With Your Kids About the Facts – Infographic This infographic is related to the public service announcement from SAMHSA’s “Talk. They Hear You.” campaign for parents on the risks of marijuana use and why they should start talking with their kids about the facts.