2 How do Drugs affect your health? Physically?|Mentally?|Socially?Talk with you neighbor and answer these questions.....
3 Factors that influence teens Peer pressureFamily membersRole modelsmedia messagesperceptions of drug behaviorMisleading information
4 Substance Abuse- includes the use of illegal substances as well as the misuse of leagal Substance Abuse- any unnecessary or improper use of chemical substances for non-medical purposeIllegal Drugs- chemical substances that people of any age may not lawfully manufacture, possess,buy, or sell.Illicit drug use- use or sale of any substance that is illegal
5 Drugs take a heavy TollIn addition to physical risks to a person's health,substance abuse can damage all aspects of your life.Individualfriends and familySociety- costs the US economy 180 billion per year.
6 Lesson 2-Marijuana,Inhalants,and Steroids A plant whose leaves,buds,and flowers are smoked for their intoxicating effectsContains over 421 different chemicalsHash is a stronger form of marijuana|Teens who use marijuana are 17xs more likely to use cocaine!!|
7 What are the consequences to Marijuana use? Marijuana has more cancer causing agents than tobacco smoke!Raises the levels of DOPAMINEHigh and CRASHParanoia10-22%of drivers involved in car crashes were on drugs
8 Health risks of Marijuana HallucinationsImpaired short term memory, reaction time, concentrationLung irritationHeart and lung damageWeakened immune systemIncreased appetiteBirth defects
10 Inhalants: Substances whose fumes are sniffed or inhaled to give effect. depress the central nervous systemglassy stareslurred speechlack of coordinationpermanent loss of brain cellscardiac arrest, respiratory failure even death
11 Steroid useSteroid use is ILLEGAL and can cause many severe health problems.
12 Consequences Anabolic steroids- refer to the muscle building Androgenic steroids- refer to increased male characteristicsConsequencesAbnormal muscle growthhigh blood pressure, heart rateinfertilityliver and kidney tumors and cancermood swings,depression,paranoia
13 Psychoactive Drugs Chemicals that affect the central nervous system Some of these drugs have medicinal use4 main groups are stimulants,depressants,hallucinogen,and narcotics
14 Club Drugs and Stimulants Designer Drugs- synthetic drugs meant to imitate the effect of other drugsCan be several hundred times stronger than the drug intended.Ecstasy- MDMA both a stimulant and hallucinogen. Alters thought and perceptions including vision,smell, taste, hearing.
15 Stimulants A. Cocaine- rapidly acting extremely addicting stimulant. Cocaine is a white powdery substance that comes from the cocoa bush.Users experience a surge of self confidence followed by a huge let down.Regular use can cause depression, fatigue, paranoia and addiction. Can cause malnutrition and cardiac problems
17 Crack- more dangerous form of cocaine. Form of processed morphine. Called rock or freebase.Reaches the brain in secondsOnce in the blood causes the heart and blood pressure to soar to dangerous levelsDeath may occur from cardiac or respiratory failure. Mixing with alcohol can be deadly.Can cause liver failure
18 Meth- a stimulant that speeds up the central nervous system white odorless powder that easily dissolves in liquid.provides a short term euphoria,but often causes paranoia, depression, and delusions.causes DEATHMade in labs with no medical use
20 Amphetamines- highly addictive Amphetamines- highly addictive.Used to stay alert, to improve athletic performance, or lose weight.Regular use can result in irregular heartbeat, paranoia, aggressive behavior, and heart failure.Also known as speed