Lesson Planning | PPL4O: Healthy Active Living Education

When I was in school, my health and physical education teachers used Loss Framed Messaging (LFM) to scare us away from cannabis use, but LFM is only effective some of the time. LFM mobilizes fear to highlight what you stand to lose if you continue with a behaviour. The Health Promotion course I took in post-secondary describes LFM as most effective when the goal was to prevent undesirable behaviour. The problem with this method is this: "Who decides what is desirable and unde