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1 Methamphetamine Heroin Crack / Cocaine Junior Health 1

2 Methamphetamine What does it look like? 2

3 What Are Effects From Meth? * Meth produces * Meth may lead to: 1. 3

4 Street names for the drug

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6 How is Meth used and abused? __using glass pipes similar to pipes used to smoke crack cocaine. __ Also may be__. A user who ___________________________the drug ____experiences an intense sensation followed by a high that may __ One of the most highly addictive ________

7 Pictures of the Drug in all forms

8 Is Meth Addictive? __ Triggers a flood of ___, a “__”: Over time, the user starts to ________ so the user will have to _____ “Build ” 8

9 Is Meth Addictive? 9 Meth users.

10 Where does Meth come from? * Meth is man made from a mixture of chemicals 1.. ** Cooking 1lb of meth produces 5lbs of toxic waste Methamphetamine Epidemic Act of 2006 (President Bush) * 10

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13 Heroin * _/_ drug made from _, a naturally occurring substance in _. * Heroin was developed by _1897 in an effort to find a less addiction drug to treat painful diseases What is Cheese? New form of heroin, 13

14 Heroin: What you need to know 14

15 How do you picture of heroin. We see a needle and a spoon. That is not the only face of heroin. You may see this: 15

16 How does Heroin Work? * Can, but is * Heroin __and _ “The High” heroin produces Extremely _ Users _so they take more of heroin to get that same high “ ” Withdrawal Symptoms include 16

17 Effects from Heroin 1. Dries up secretions from nose and mouth 2. Reduced heart rate, 3. Drop in body temp. 4. Drowsiness 5. Increased risk of being infected with HIV, Hepatitis 6. Decreased respiration** 7. Death resulting in respiratory depression (stop breathing) 17

18 Naloxone: (Narcan). It can also be injected. get-ok-to-carry-nasal-spray-that-can-halt- heroin-overdose-1.1036480 get-ok-to-carry-nasal-spray-that-can-halt- heroin-overdose-1.1036480

19 Good Samaritan Law Jon Bon Jovi LawJon Bon Jovi voices/index.ssf/2013/12/drug_overdose_ antidote_enhance.html voices/index.ssf/2013/12/drug_overdose_ antidote_enhance.html Jon Bon Jovi’s 19-year-old daughter was found unresponsive in her dorm room at a New York State college following an overdose. Jon Bon Jovi’s 19-year-old daughter was found unresponsive in her dorm room at a New York State college following an overdose.

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21 Heroin abuse during pregnancy * Consequences including: The fetus can become addicted to the drug before it is even born, and has to go through a period of withdrawal once delivered.

22 Pictures and info




26 Different colors and textures of heroin

27 Asian, black tar and tools to administer the drug

28 7:58min Heroin is chemically almost identical to prescription painkillers. But the illegal drug is more dangerous and much cheaper than regulated opiates. Jeffrey Brown talks to National Drug Control Policy director R. Gil Kerlikowske and Los Angeles Times reporter Sam Quinones about why heroin use in America has doubled since 2007 and the deadly consequences for users and addicts.

29 iyFFin_mY iyFFin_mY 4:22min Signs and Symptoms This YouTube is informative with just 2 young men talking about what to look for. Think about that trip to the dentist or when you had a backache. Chances are that you have taken a pain pill and felt the effects of a narcotic. All narcotics (pain killers) are chemically similar to the poppy plant and are heroin derivatives. If you have ever been in pain you may have experienced the benefits of pain relief. Its’ that feeling and chemical euphoria that draws our youth in and gets them addicted. When someone starts using, especially pills, they may be productive. They may appear calm but there breathing tends to be slower. With higher doses you may notice that they may have the nods and other physical symptoms. Narcotics are the only substance that will pin point your pupils. The pupils will become very small even in bright light. As with all substances, you should be on the lookout for changes in baseline behavior. Some of the changes can be subtle.

30 deo_748x541_full&mode=1&pmmsid=2405660 Steven Adler from Guns and Roses Trip to the Sober house and his struggle of stay off of heroin in 2009

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32 Philip Seymour Hoffman seymour-hoffman-died-mixed-drug-intoxication- 22725092

33 Cocaine 1. 2. 3. What is Crack? Introduced in 1980’s, it is most accessible forms of cocaine Made from mixing When heated forms it is then smoked Named Crack for 33

34 CocaineCocaine is an alkaloid found in leaves of the South American shrub Erythroxylon coca.leavesErythroxylon coca Coca leaves Alkaloid found in leaves Coca plant: Erythroxylon coca


36 Mariani Wine (1875) was the most famous coca wine of it's time. Pope Leo XIII always carried a bottle with him all the time.

37 How does Cocaine & Crack Work? 1. 2. “The High” 3. Causes feelings of 4. Due to its ___ properties it causes users to be very. 5. High last about. 6. Highly addictive 37

38 Snorted: powder form

39 Injected The powdered, hydrochloride salt form of cocaine can also be. When injected, the user uses a needle to release the drug directly into the bloodstream.

40 Smoked: Smoking

41 Effects of Cocaine & Crack 1. “Cocaine psychosis” 2. Chronic 3. Increased 4. Constrict 5. Crack uses “coke bugs” 6. Risk of Overdose is High. 41

42 Effects of Cocaine 42 Prolonged cocaine snorting can cause scabs to form on your mucus membranes, damage your nasal septum and eventually make your nose collapse

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44 Club Drugs / Date Rape Drugs 44

45 Rohypnol rophies, roofies, roach, and rope Rohypnol – Effects from Rohypnol 1. 2. Sexual Assault / Date Rape Drug * Rohypnol is used because it is 45

46 Ketamine Ketamine – is a fast-acting It produces Sexual Assault / Rape Ketamine is used in these situations because: 1. 2. 3. 46

47 GHB GHB – (banned by FDA in 1990) GHB – it is powerful, rapidly acting CNS __that is abused for its Sexual Assault / Rape GHB It is Causes Severe 47

48 OxyContin OxyContin is a OxyContin is similar to Abusers either Effects from OxyContin Suppress Causes a powerful high compared to heroin 48

49 LSD LSD – is an LSD LSD effects are very LSD also causes Long term effects: 49

50 Ecstasy (MDMA) Ecstasy – Ecstasy “high” is because Serotonin – is a Ecstasy puts users at risk of Long term effects – damage to those parts of brain critical for 50

51 How can I protect myself from being a victim? Don't accept drinks from other people. Open containers yourself. Keep your drink with you at all times, even when you go to the bathroom. Don't share drinks. Don't drink from punch bowls or other large, common, open containers. They may already have drugs in them. Don't drink anything that tastes or smells strange. Sometimes, GHB tastes salty. Have a non-drinking friend with you to make sure nothing happens. If you think that you have been drugged and raped : Go to the police station or hospital right away. Get a urine (pee) test as soon as possible. The drugs leave your system quickly. Rohypnol stays in the body for several hours, and can be detected in the urine up to 72 hours after taking it. GHB leaves the body in 12 hours. Don't urinate before getting help. Don't douche, bathe, or change clothes before getting help. These things may give evidence of the rape.

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