When you are upset or hurt by a friend or family member, or
they are doing something to hurt themselves, it can be difficult to talk to
them face to face. There are several other ways to communicate with them.
Students should learn alternate forms of communication, such as writing a
Writing a letter gives students the opportunity to be heard,
without being interrupted or challenged. Taking the time to write a letters
shows that you care. You can also revise the letter as many times as you want
before giving it to the recipient. That way, it will say exactly what you want
it to say.
students write a letter to a friend who has done something to upset them
(can be a hypothetical situation). This can be a variety of things, and it
does not have to be about tobacco.
letter should be no more than one page.
students should use “I” statements.
students should use the following worksheet and sample letter as a guide.