Fatal Vision® products export driving safety message from Florida’s Miccosukee Reservation

For the past four years, Highway Safety Specialist Matty Rams has worked tirelessly to promote driving safety to her constituents on Florida’s Miccosukee Reservation. “We’re trying to address [driving safety] problems before they start,” Rams says. To that end, Rams presented information on the topic to students and tribal members in a tag-team audio/slides format […]

How to Use Concussion Goggles in Your Concussion Prevention Program

Take the guesswork out of incorporating this valuable educational tool into your curriculum.  Concussions have emerged as a growing concern in our society, especially among adolescents and young adults. As educators, we have a responsibility to highlight the dangerous consequences concussions can have — but they’re not always easy to illustrate in your concussion prevention […]

What is Crossfading? | Introducing this Emerging Topic in Your Educational Programs

What is crossfading? It’s the simultaneous use of two substances like alcohol and THC.

Try one of these approaches when beginning to teach about polydrug use.   As educators, it is essential to stay up-to-date on emerging topics related to drug and alcohol abuse. One such topic that is garnering attention lately is crossfading.  But what is crossfading, and how can you incorporate it into your prevention programs in […]

Drunk Driving Prevention Tips to Share for the Holiday Season

The holidays are an especially important time of year to share drunk driving prevention tips.

Help educate and inform about drunk driving during this crucial time of year. The holiday season is a time of cheer, joy, and celebration. However, it is also important to acknowledge that this festive time can, unfortunately, mark a rise in drunk driving-related incidents and related car crashes.  As educators and community leaders, you possess […]

3 Effective Ways to Teach About the Dangers of Polydrug Use

The dangers of polydrug use include an increased risk of fatal car crashes compared to THC or alcohol use alone.

Go beyond the typical lecture with these engaging and hands-on teaching methods. Polydrug use, the act of using drugs or alcohol in combination, is not a new phenomenon. But it is a growing concern among many age groups and can bring with it harmful consequences, including heart palpitations, paranoia, panic attacks, and an increased risk of […]

Drug Education Products & Resources to Check Out During National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

Fatal Vision’s drug education products are a great tool to use during National Substance Abuse Prevention Month and throughout the rest of the year.

Ramp up your education efforts this October. National Substance Abuse Prevention Month is observed every October in the United States. This month-long observance highlights the critical need for education and awareness to help prevent substance abuse and create healthy and safe communities. Community, law enforcement, and school-based educators play an essential role in helping students […]

4 Opioid Abuse Prevention Ideas for National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

These opioid abuse prevention ideas can help increase engagement and learning retention among your target audience.

Put these ideas into action in October and throughout the year. National Substance Abuse Prevention Month is observed in October every year to raise awareness about drug and alcohol abuse and addiction, and promote effective strategies for prevention.  This mission is especially timely, as opioid abuse continues to be one of the largest public health […]

Do’s and Don’ts for Using Vision Impairment Simulation Glasses

Fatal Vision’s vision impairment simulation glasses are a great way to increase engagement to any educational program — just be sure you’re using them correctly to get the most value!

Here’s what to do — and what not to do — to get the most value from your Fatal Vision goggles.  Fatal Vision’s vision impairment simulation glasses are effective tools for illustrating the effects alcohol, drugs, fatigue, concussions, and distractions can have on reaction times and driving abilities. As a community educator, teacher, or law […]

FAQs About Creating a Texting and Driving Prevention Program

A great texting and driving prevention program should give students a hands-on way to get engaged and absorb the lessons they’re learning.

Learn how to create an effective in-school or community education program from the ground up. According to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 3,100 people are killed, and hundreds of thousands more are injured yearly in the United States due to car crashes involving distracted drivers. Add in research from the National Safety […]