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  1. OTHER ILLICIT DRUGS… Ms. Kelly 7th Grade Health

  2. JOURNAL: Let’s talk about drugs… • What is a drug? • How might drugs affect your physical, mental, and social health? • Why do people choose to use drugs? (Is it a choice? Why or why not?) • Are all drugs bad for you? Explain. • List as many types of drugs that you know about or have ever heard of…

  3. What is a Drug? • Any chemical or substance, other than food, that changes the way the body works and/or that alters normal body functioning

  4. Routes of Transmission (They Ways Drugs are Taken) • Mouth (pill, liquid) • Nose (sniffing, snorting) • Inhalation/Smoking • Injection (IV needles) • Drops • Absorption (patches)

  5. JOURNAL: • Share a time when you or someone you know (or someone you read about read about in an article, saw in a movie, on TV, etc.) used a drug (with or without a prescription). Discuss the scope of the situation and the effects this drug had on the individual who used it. Consider physical, mental, and/or social consequences.

  6. Are there good reasons for drug use?? ABSOLUTELY!!! LET’S NAME A FEW…

  7. Good Reasons for Use • Treat illness • Get sleep • Relieve pain • Prevent disease • Help function normally • Treat depression/anxiety • Anesthetic • First Aid • Treat addiction • Improve appearance** • Lose weight** **could be “bad” reasons, too!

  8. What about the bad reasons?

  9. Bad Reasons for Use • Peer pressure/dares • Low self-esteem • Dependent • Forget problems • Lonely/boredom • To get high • To “be cool” • Curiosity/new experience • Parents/community members do it • Advertisements • Build muscle (anabolic steroids)

  10. Drug Use, Abuse, and Misuse • USE Ingesting a drug the way it was prescribed or intended • ABUSE The intentional, repetitive and willful use of a drug for another end aside from its original or prescribed intention or use • MISUSE Improper, unintentionaluse of prescribed or non-prescribed medications

  11. Journal: • What are alternative things someone can engage in to get the effects they desire from drug use/abuse?

  12. Alternative Solutions for Bad Reasons • Join a sports team or club • Get a job • Volunteer • Talk to someone • Make new friends

  13. JOURNAL: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why??

  14. JOURNAL: • If you had to describe yourself as a color, which would you choose, why?

  15. DEPRESSANTS

  16. What are they? • Drugs that slow down body systems

  17. Drugs Involved… • Barbituates • Tranquilizers • Alcohol • Barbs • Ludes • Downers also known as…

  18. Common Route of Transmission • Swallowed

  19. Effects • Calmness • Slurred speech • Blurred vision • Impaired judgment • Loss of coordination • In larger doses…. blackouts, coma, or death

  20. Medical Uses • Relieves anxiety • Helps with sleep/insomnia

  21. STIMULANTS

  22. What are they? • Drugs that cause the body systems to speed up

  23. Drugs Involved • Nicotine • Ritalin • Caffeine • Ecstasy (MDMA) • Amphetamines • Ephedrine • Methamphetamines • Speed • Uppers • Meth • Crank • Chalk • Ice also known as…

  24. Common Routes of Transmission • Swallowed • Snorted • Injected • Smoked

  25. Effects • Increases heart rate • Increases breathing rate • Decreased appetite • Brain damage • Insomnia Faces of Meth

  26. Medical Uses • Weight control • Hyperactive children (ADD, ADHD)

  27. COCAINE

  28. What is it? • White powder from coca plant • Beige pellets of crystaline rocks in small vials

  29. Terms • Cocaine • Crack Cocaine • Coke • Snow • Nose candy also known as…

  30. Common Routes of Transmission • Snorted (inhaled) • Injected • Smoked

  31. Effects • Increased heart rate • Increased breathing rate • Increased blood pressure • Runny nose, damaged cartilage • Loss of appetite • Heart attack • Stroke

  32. Medical Uses • NONE

  33. NARCOTICS

  34. What are they? • Drugs most commonly from the opium poppy plant (found predominantly in Asia) • Used to relieve pain

  35. Drugs Involved • Heroin • Methadone • Codeine • Morphine • Opium • Oxycontin • Horse • Junk • Black tar • Shoots • Dope also known as…

  36. Common Methods of Transmission • Injected • Snorted • Smoked • Swallowed

  37. Effects • Depresses breathing center in brain • Nausea, vomiting • Convulsions • Coma • Death • Unsterile needles…. HIV/AIDS

  38. Medical Uses • Pain relief • Cough suppressant

  39. MARIJUANA

  40. What is it? • The dried leaves, stems, seeds, and flowers of the Cannibis sativa plant… HEMP • Contains tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)… the active ingredient

  41. Marijuana Terminology • Marijuana—leaves, stems, flowers • Hashish—resin (sap), chunks • Pot • Grass • Weed • Reefer • Mary Jane (MJ) • Chronic • Indian rope also known as…

  42. Common Methods of Transmission • Smoked • Eaten

  43. Effects • Increased heart rate • Increased appetite • Bloodshot eyes • Amotivational syndrome (“I don’t care…”) • Loss of time • Short-term memory loss/ Lower IQ • Lack of coordination • Impaired judgment 1 joint = 15 cigarettes

  44. Medical Uses • Chemotherapy • AIDS • Glaucoma • Pain relief

  45. HALLUCINOGENS

  46. What are they? • Drugs that distort the senses and cause visual and/or audible hallucinations

  47. Drugs Involved • LSD • Peyote • PCP • Psilocybin • Acid • Sugar cubes • Buttons • Angel dust • Magic mushrooms • ‘Shrooms also known as…

  48. Common Methods of Transmission • Swallowed • Injected • Smoked • Licked off paper

  49. Medical Uses • NONE

  50. Effects • Super-human like feelings • Distorted senses • Bizarre behavior • Flashbacks • Visions