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  1. Drug addiction George Saxman

  2. Good Facts! Listen Kids! • Prescription drug addiction is the compulsive seeking and overuse-despite harmful consequences-of prescription drugs. • Misuse of prescription drugs involves using a medication for a purpose other than than which it was prescribed.

  3. Kids this is not candy! The most commonly abused prescription drugs are: Opiods-used to treat pain example include morpine codeine and oxycodone. Central nervous system depressants-used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders example include barbiturate and benzodiazepines. Stimulants-used to treat narcolepsy and attention defiction hyperactivity disorder examples include dextroamphetamine and methylphenidate.

  4. Kids these are not play toys nooo!! • The reason people become addiction to prescription drugs, and begin to take them in a harmful and non-prescribed manner are largely unknown. • There is evidence that genetic factors may play a part. • Anxiety derpeeionlonelines and a history of alcohlism are often associated with addiction.

  5. Grugs and not fun or cool MMM KAY? Drugs abuse is a disease characterized by continued misuse of drugs even when faced with drug-related job legal health or family difficulties. the cause of drug abuse and dependence is unknown although there are a variety of theories.

  6. Work cited - Pictures • http://trafficticketteam.com/blog/2011/02/11/driving-on-legal-or-illegal-drugs-can-get-your-arrested/ • http://imgross.org/2009/08/20/endorsement-doing-drugs/http://www.stuffyouwillhate.com/2011/04/drugs-you-will-hate-crack-k-vs-lsd-straight-edge-stupid-questions/

  7. McCoy, Krisha, MS. "Prescription Drug Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse." Conditions & Procedures InBrief (n.d.): Consumer Health Complete. EBSCO. Web. 4 May 2011. Wood, Debra, RN. "Drug Abuse and Drug Addiction: Drug Dependence." Conditions & Procedures InBrief (n.d.): Consumer Health Complete. EBSCO. Web. 4 May 2011. Volkow, Nora D. "Beyond the brain: the medical consequences of abuse and addiction.(DIRECTOR'S COLUMN)(Pamphlet)." Pamphlet by: National Institute on Drug Abuse. Vol. 18. National Institute on Drug Abuse, 2004. 3+. Student Resource Center - Health Module. Web. 4 May. 2011.