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Bell Ringer – Pick up off the chair. Sit down quietly & begin to work. Journal: Many cold medicines are sold from behind locked counters. Consumers must show ID to purchase them. This is due to the fact that they contain ingredients used in other drugs. How do you feel about how they are sold and do you think it is a good idea?
Illegal Drugs Definition: Drugs that are made and used purely for their effects. Anyone who is caught making, selling, or using illegal drugs can be arrested. Using illegal drugs can damage your health and can cause DEATH.
Marijuana Definition: illegal drug that comes from the hemp plant. AKA: Pot or Weed Usually smoked Increases your HR & Decreases your energy. Interferes with memory & concentration.
Inhalants Definition: substances whose fumes or vapors are inhaled, or breathed in. Examples: lighter fluids, cleaning products, paint, gas, and more Damages Brain Cells
Stimulants Definition: Drugs that speed up the body’s function. Examples: Cocaine Highly addictive Effects are unpredictable & very dangerous Inhaled or injected
Anabolic Steroids Definition: Synthetic drugs based on a male hormone. Used by athletes to increase weight & strength. Users become Violent & Depressed.
Narcotics Definition: Strong drugs that relieve pain. Some narcotics are prescribed for pain Example: heroin, codeine, opium, and more Effects: dry mouth, restlessness, seizures, and many more.
Hallucinogens Definition: illegal drugs that cause the user’s brain to create or distort images and to see and hear things that aren’t real. Examples: PCP & LSD Lead to Strange or Violent behaviors. Long Term use=Brain Damage. Slang: Angel dust, acid and more
Drug Abuse Definition: use of any drug in a way that is unhealthy or illegal. http://www.abovetheinfluence.com/ads (watch the six ads)
Overdose Definition: taking a fatal amount of a drug http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM977a8jfFw&safety_m ode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active
Caffeine The #1 drug abused What is it- a psychoactive stimulant. Caffeine is widely used to improve alertness and elevate moods Short term effect- increases the need to urinate Long term effect- addictive Teens should have no more than 100 mg a day and kids should have even less. Monster-160mg per 16 oz. can Diet Coke-45 mg per 12 oz. can Mt. Dew-54 mg. per 12 oz. can Coffee-108mg per 8 oz. cup http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57550247/fda-investigating-13-deaths- tied-to-5-hour-energy/ http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-204_162-57550247/fda-investigating-13-deaths- tied-to-5-hour-energy/ http://kidshealth.org/teen/drug_alcohol/drugs/caffeine.html# Death of a Teenage Girl after drinking 2 Monsters- cardiac arrhythmia due to caffeine toxicity “The two, 24-oz. cans of Monster Energy that Fourneir drank in that 24-hour period contained a total of 480 milligrams of caffeine, equivalent to 14 12-oz. cans of Coke.”
Prescription Drugs Drugs that are prescribed by a doctor for some type of medical use. Three types: Opioids, Stimulants, and Depressants Slang names: Oxy, speed, tranks, uppers Commonly prescribed drugs: Oxycontin, Vicodin, Adderrall, Ritalin, Valium, Xanax Side effects: breathing, seizures, death
Over-the-counter Medicine You do not need a prescription for these The most commonly abused one is DXM or Dextromethorphan. This is found most commonly in cough and cold medicines Side effects: It can alter the brain making you feel detached from the environment and not oneself. Street names: candy, dex, robo, and skittling
Drug rehabilitation Definition: a process in which a person relearns how to live without the abused drug. Recovery- A return to normal condition
Alternatives to Drug Use: Be part of a group. Improve your talents or skills. Start your own business (ex. Babysitting) Other IDEAS?
Refusal Strategies Say “no” Give a Reason Suggest an Alternative Change the Subject Challenge the Challenger Leave the Situation
Video Safari Montage Steroids Inhalants Marijuana
Table of Contents: TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Table of Contents 2. How Much Do You Know? 3. Lesson Quiz 9-1 4. 6 th Grade Alcohol Notes 5. Drunk Driving Chart 6. Test Your Smoking IQ 7. Tobacco Notes 8. What is Nicotine? 9. Go Figure 10. Journal 11. Drug Quiz 12. Drug Notes 13. Drug Notes side 2 14. Drug Word Search 15. Be Careful