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1 Tara Phillips Community Programs Coordinator Tara.Phillips@GatewayRehab.org 1

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3 Ecstasy (MDMA)

4 Marijuana

5 K2 or Spice

6 Oxycontin

7 Vicodin

8 Adderall

9 Molly

10 “Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Survey”, 2006 www.alcoholism-and-drug-addiction-help/drug-addictionstatistics.html

11 1 in every 4 houses is effected by Addiction in one way or another.

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13 FACT: The adolescent brain is far from mature. The neutral circuitry isn’t complete in young people until the 20’s. - Sandra Witelson, McMaster University 13

14 Before age 15:  Interference with Brain Development  Faster development of drug dependency  Greater problem severity  Greater problem complexity  Lifetime risk of associated problems  Poor intervention outcomes  School failure and dropout 14

15 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 131415161718192021131415161718192021131415161718192021 FH Present Total FH None Grant and Dawson. J Subst Abuse. 1998;10(2):163-73. Family History Age of 1 st Use

16  Oral  Intravenous  Intramuscular  Transdermal  Subcutaneous  Inhaling  Mucus Membrane 16

17  Molly is my “home girl.”  Opiates due to accessibility  Alcohol  Less Synthetic Use  “It’s just Marijuana.”  Hallucinogens  Inhalants  OTC  Hookah/E-cigarette use. 17

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19  Becoming secretive  Changing friends  Changing dress or appearance  Becoming Isolated  Declining Grades  Dropping out of sports/activities  Being fired from work  Staying out past curfew  Excessive amounts of eye- drops, breathe mints, etc.  Behaviors that leave you suspicious yet no evidence that anything is wrong  Refusing to participate in family activities  More difficult when asked to do household chores  More argumentative & uncooperative 19

20  Being depressed  Needing extra sleep  Rebellious and defiant  Out of/In-school suspension  Withdrawn from family  Starting to smoke  Excessive time in the bathroom  Becoming physically or verbally abusive  Mysterious phone calls at all hours  Coming home drunk  Caught stealing  Avoiding parental contact upon arrival at home  Laughing excessively for no reason 20

21  Suspicious items (drug paraphernalia) ‏  Valuables Missing  Medication Disappearing  Alcohol diluted or disappearing  Arrest or citation due to AOD events  Arrest for vandalism, shoplifting, breaking and entering, or burglary  Open admission of use  Bloodshot Eyes; Pupils Dilated  Threats or attempted suicide  Expulsion from or quitting school 21

22  You’re in disbelief.  It’s not my child it’s their friends.  Frustrated because nothing has changed, you hoped it would.  Afraid; feel like a failure.  Don’t want to deal with the Stigma! 22

23  Giving the child:  Money, Transportation, Extras  Making excuses for behavior  It’s just…….  Bargaining with them to change their behavior.  I’ll buy you a _________ if you stop doing drugs.  Sponsoring parties  I’d rather then do it here where I can keep an eye on them.  This just lets them think that it is ok to do and can lead to “worse choices around substances in the future. 23

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27 Culture Media Availability 1 in 3 songs say something about Drugs, Alcohol, or Tobacco use. 3 in 4 Rap songs say something about Drug, Alcohol or Tobacco use. 7 in 10 movies show people Smoking. 1 in 3 movies show people getting Drunk/already Drunk. * National Institute on Drug Abuse: Shatter the Myths

28 Internet BehaviorsMillenialGen XBoomerSilent Social Networking Profile7550306 Wireless internet away from home62483511 Posted video of themselves online20621 Use Twitter141061 28 Cell Phone/TextingMillenialGen XBoomerSilent Use cell to text8877519 Texted in past 24 hours8063354 Texted while driving6446211 Cell phone/no land-line4124135 Median text (24 Hrs.)20125---

29 “According to the Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, there are 581 websites that advertise or sell controlled prescription drugs… The most disturbing things about this study is that 84% of these websites don’t require a prescription to buy these drugs.” Scan through all of your credit card statements monthly.

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33  Decreased perception of risk  Decreased perception of disapproval  Decreased supervision of children  Intergenerational transmission of early onset male drinking  Targeting of youth by drug industry 33

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35  Detoxification  Inpatient  Partial Hospitalization  Intensive Outpatient  Outpatient  Aftercare  Education  Act 53 35

36 Tara Phillips Community Outreach Tara.Phillips@GatewayRehab.org (724)591.4930 36


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