Safe, Smart and Healthy - Keys to Success in Your New Home: Substance Use and Abuse - 1
This one-page handout with accompanying video educates people about substance use and abuse. It discusses alcohol and the law, driving under the influence, and the danger of mixing alcohol and medications. It clarifies that sale or use of illegal drugs can jeopardize immigration status and lead to deportation. Health risks associated with tobacco are outlined.
Adapted from the "Safe, Smart and Healthy: Keys to Success in Your New Home" Refugee Health Orientation DVD created by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services - Refugee Services Section.
The Arabic-language video is presented in the Egyptian Arabic dialect (also known as Egyptian Colloquial Arabic).
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.