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Transcript of STIMULANTS
Cocaine, marijuana, and heroine. AND methamphetamine!!!
What are the short term effects of these drugs?
Increased alertness, heart rate, and sleepiness, as well as a loss of appetite.
something that raises performance in mental or physical activity.
How are these horrible disgraces to your general health and well-being (hopefully reluctantly) administered, you ask?
is smoked like a cigarette. So you shouldn't do it.
Don't get addicted to them, OR abuse prescriptions!!!
What are stimulants, you ask?
Show me your SLANG!!!
can be snorted, and injected. Or just inhaled. Or dissolved in water then injected into the FREAKING BLOOD STREAM!!! Don't do cocaine.
can be snorted, smoked (in crystal meth form), inhaled, and it can ALSO be injected into the blood stream. So you shouldn't do it.
can ALSO ALSO be injected into the blood stream, inhaled by snorting, or smoked. That sounds horrible. Don't do it.
Any Long term effects of these drugs?
Some of the long term effects of stimulants are peranoia, insomnia, and extreme weight change! And addiction. Wow, that's pretty bad!
Some legal consequences of using stimulants:
Interesting statistics having to do with stimulants:
Over 35% of adults use marijuana.
Famous people that died from these drugs.
1. Marilyn Monroe
2. Jimi Hendricks
3. Elvis Presly
4. River Pheonix
5. Chris Farley
Two ways to overcome peer pressure.
Simply say "NNNOOOOOO, guys!! GGghHAAAAAAD!!!"
Some alternatives to using stimulants:
1. Play sports
2. Eat lots of protein
WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE!!??
(he's FAT cuz STIMULANTS ARE EVIL)
He's trying to sleep. But he can't, cuz he has INSOMNIA. Cuz he's PARANOID! STIMULANTS!
He's pretty alert... STIMULANTS! It's stimulants. He must be on stimulants.
It isn't illegal to use PRESCRIPTION stimulants, but it IS illegal to ABUSE them.
It's also just straight-up illegal to use such stims as marijuanna or cocaine. You could be put in jail for up to 40 years, or fined for up to $200,000!!! That's a LOT of BUCKS!
Panic, aggression, and even SUICIDE can be caused be stimulants.
1,800 people try cocaine for the first time every DAY.
Out of the 320 million people in the U. S., about 94 million of them smoke marijuana.
About 1 in every 6 people abuse stimulant prescriptions.
Or just walk away from them.
"Hey, wanna do some meth?"
3. Take long walks
1. Name an example of a stimulant.
2. Name an effect (long or short term, doesn't matter) of stimulants.
3. What IS a stimulant?
4 True or false: a doctor might advise you to use a stimulant.
5. True or false: stimulants can cause sleepiness.
+1 BONUS: Who's this?