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  1. Check Point Instructions: Read the question then click the mouse on your answer. You will receive immediate feedback on your answer. Click on the next button to continue. The definition of a drug is: Any substance that when ingested into the body changes the way the organism functions. TRUE FALSE NEXT

  2. Check Point Instructions: Read the question then click the mouse on your answer. You will receive immediate feedback on your answer. Click on the next button to continue. Someone who develops new friends who are involved with drugs and experiences memory loss from use (passing out, blackouts) would be categorized as a________? User Addict Experimental User Abuser NEXT

  3. Check Point Instructions: Read the question then click the mouse on your answer. You will receive immediate feedback on your answer. Click on the next button to continue. A stage of drug abuse in which the brain and body get used to a drug, causing a person to have to take more and more of the drug to get the same “High”. Dependence Tolerance Withdrawal Addiction NEXT

  4. Check Point Instructions: Read the question then click the mouse on your answer. You will receive immediate feedback on your answer. Click on the next button to continue. The unit commander will refer the Soldier to the clinical ASAP for an assessment within ____ hours of notification of apprehension. 24 72 48 96 NEXT

  5. Check Point Instructions: Read the question then click the mouse on your answer. You will receive immediate feedback on your answer. Click on the next button to continue. Dilated pupils, dry mouth (chapped lips), Frequent runny nose, nose bleeds, difficulty sitting/standing still, lack of appetite, very talkative but changes subjects quickly, and Irritable/argumentative are signs of what kind of substance abuse? Depressants Narcotics Alcohol Stimulants NEXT

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  8. Terminology • WHAT IS A DRUG? • A drug is any substance that when ingested into the body changes the way the organism functions. • TOLERANCE: • A stage of drug abuse in which the brain and body get used to a drug, causing a person to have to take more and more of the drug to get the same “HIGH”.

  9. Changes in peer group – develop new friends who are involved with drugs. Experiences memory loss from use (passing out, blackouts). Family and friends become suspicious and concerned about abuse. Increasing tolerance – quantity and frequency goes up! Mood changes from abuse – anger, irritability, depression. STAGE 3: ABUSER

  10. Investigation/Apprehension Identification • A Soldier’s alcohol or other drug abuse may be identified through military or civilian law enforcement investigation or apprehension (i.e. DUI or drug dealer bust/investigation) • The unit commander will refer the Soldier to the clinical ASAP for an assessment within 72 hours of notification of apprehension.

  11. Signs and Symptoms – Stimulants • Dilated pupils • Dry mouth (chapped lips) • Frequent runny nose / nose bleeds • Difficulty sitting / standing still • Lack of appetite • Very talkative, but changes subjects quickly • Irritable / argumentative Types of stimulants – Cocaine/Crack, Amphetamines, Methamphetamines (crank, ice, crystal meth, Ecstasy)