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Transcript: Treatment is different for everyone but some options are: -Inpatient treatment -Outpatient treatment -Dual diagnosis -Group conselling -Individual thearpy - Valiant Recovery Vancouver -Orchard Recovery Center Morphine: -Injected -Snorting -Orally How is the drug transported to canada or sold in canada? How is drug used- Why do young people use it? Options for getting treatment for addiction to the drug... The Impact the drug is having on families and our local community.. Oxycontin: Because of its addictive qualities, Purdue Pharma, maker of Oxycontin, pled guilty to lying to the FDA, doctors and the public in 2007 Street Names: Cotton, Killers, Kickers and Pills Morphine: Have been used for thousands of years for both recreational and medicinal purposes. Street Names: Durarmorph, Roxanol and Drone Myths Both are not addictive unless its taken by the prescription Snorting or injecting is more dangerous than taking it orally Facts Effects: Depression, dry mouth, sweating and weakness Provides up to 4x relief than other pain meditation Oxycontin is identical to heroin Oxycontin: Oxycontin most commonly exists in tablet form. These round pills come in 10mg, 20mg, 80 mg, and 160 mg dosages. It comes in capsule or liquid form too Morphine: Morphine comes in liquid and pill form Liquid that's put into needles OxyContin: Walmart $ 21.06 Pharmacy $ 27.00 Black Market: 1 pill is $ 30.00 Morphine: $ 23.72 for 100 tablets $ 13.66 for 15ml Prescription Drug Oxycontin / Morphine Oxycontin: -It leads to dependence on the drug -Severe effects on your brain and body -Slows down heart and lungs Morphine: -Becomes quickly addictive -Slow breathing -Lowered heart rate Harmful impacts on a person's body and life from the drugs ( Addiction) Oxycontin: Is produced in the hypothalamus and is secreted into the bloodstream Morphine: Is produced from poppy straw which is from the plant Papaver chemical components in the drug? How is the drug produced and the What the drug look like... -Non Medical Purpose -Make them feel good -Relief Pain Morphine/Oxycontin: Oxycontin: -Isolation from family and friends -It damages relations -Division within a family unit Morphine: -You can loose your children -You can loose your job -Changes you into a different person (ex. you become more angry) History of the drug and street name... By: Balpreet, Amreen & Avneet - Legally transported to Canada - Legally sold in pharmacy -Illegaly sold on the streets Prices -Relieve Fear -Relieve continuous pain - Relieve Stress Myths and facts about the drug... Oxycontin: - Injected - Crushed and Inhaled - Chewing - Dissolving

Drug Prescription

Transcript: Drug Prescriptions Chloe Blood Introduction Introduction Healthcare providers over prescribed opioids to the patients, didn't give all of the information about the drugs , and didn't have the patient’s long term interest. To better the lives of abusers and prescribers, it would be best to evaluate the patients before giving the opioids to avoid any problems. It would also help to regulate the patients’ prescriptions and educate them more on the risks and what exactly they are taking. Title Problems Misinformation Many prescribers are do not know the appropriate use of opioids for treating pain Mistreatment Doctors are not prescribing the right amount of pain killers Addiction / Overdoses prescription painkiller overdoses killed about 15,000 in 2008 Addiction affects 16% of the U.S. Overuse Opioids are the most commonly prescribed medicine Problems Solutions Paying Attention Evaluating the real pain of a patient may make it easier to treat them Regulation Several states have begun to regulate how opioids are prescribed Being Informed Real life has shown that putting out proper information about drugs and what they can do to people has helped with addiction Solutions Conclusion Conclusion Doctors that mistreat patients and misinform them of the opioids will likely lead them to overuse, addiction, and overdose. This is an important issue because every prescriber needs understand that they have a responsibility to their patients to give them the best care possible; leading a person into addiction is completely harmful to their lives and should be taken under consideration. Title

Prescription Drug

Transcript: The History Of Prescription Drugs The first use of medicines goes all the the way back to the Sumarians in 5,000 B.C. Although prescription drugs have been around for thousands of years, it has only been the last 50 years that they have been abused. Generation Rx How are Prescription Drugs Gotten A Hold of? How are they consumed? Patients often take thier prescriptions with food, or by swallowing them. However they have miss used them many times. Some people even mix thier pills for an even more high. The "High," The Why. Why and how people get into Prescription drugs Peer Pressure " C'mon it's no big deal." Feeling Good You can... Have fun Escape life Rolling You... Have a loss of intrest Tolerance Build Up Starting with 1/2 of a pill you get used it. Then you take more to get the same feeling. Side Effects for Prescription Drugs Some prescription drugs can make you hungry and tired.Some may cause nausea, vomiting, allergic reactions, drowsiness, insomnia, heart problems, and a dependence. Others may cause memory loss, or amnesia, but that is very rare. Aches and pain can occur. The drug Lipitor weakens thier muscles. Advertisement In the United States Direct to Consumer, or DTC,advertising is legal. The ads are approved by the FDA to make sure that there are no false or miss leading facts. 10 years ago the FDA gave DTC ads flexability in thier advertisement. Ever since then thier has been a staggering increase. For painkillers only, in 1998 the abuse percentage was 2.2% In 2008 the abuse percentage was 9.8% Today more than half of Americans take at least one prescription drug. One out of six of them take three or more. Who's to Blame? How Does It Affect The Families And Friends? Prescription Drug Abuse For people who don't have an actual prescription, but they have prescription drugs anyway, the term for it is called a "Diversion." We are Generation Rx because we are the first generation to abuse prescription drugs more than cocaine, marijana, and heroin. Most prescription drugs are prescribed by doctors, to thier patients because of medical excuses or because they have had surgery.

Prescription Drug

Transcript: These barbiturates are all in pill or tablet form. Benzodiazepines are also CNS depressants, and are used to treat conditions like panic attacks, stress, and sleep disorders. Kinds of Opioids Fentanyl - 80-100 times more powerful han morphine Oxycodone - muscle relaxation; twice as potent as morphine; high abuse potential Codeine - Less potent than morphine Methadone - used to treat opioid addiction and pain; Easy to overdose when abused Stimulants are also usually taken in pill or tablet form. Common names for these stimulants are... Sleep medications, also CNS depressants, are used to treat sleep disorders, but are often abused as "date rape" drugs. General Effects Opioids are painkillers prescribed by doctors. They are similar to heroin, and due to their method of administration, injection, they often cause the transfer of AIDS/HIV How people get these drugs into their bodies varies mainly by the type. Despite having a common method of administration, most of these drugs can be administered in a variety of ways CNS (Central Nervous System) Depressants are used as sedatives/tranquilizers and help with anxiety and sleep problems Stimulants induce both intoxicating and detrimental health effects. Intoxication Effects - Feelings of increased energy, mental alertness Potential Health Consequences - changes in blood pressure, reduced appetite and weight, nervousness, insomnia, seizures, heart attack, stroke Stimulants speed up the central nervous system, helping people treat their ADHD, sleep disorder narcolepsy, and obesity. Prescription stimulants are similar to Methamphetamine. General Effects of Stimulants Official names Amytal Nembutal Seconal Phenobarbital Ambien Sonata Lunesta Xanax Valium ProSom People suffer an increased risk of respiratory distress or even death using opioids with alcohol. CNS Depressants Prescription Drugs are just as dangerous and addictive as many illegal ones. Abusing them is extremely detrimental to one's health, and even when they are prescribed, they should only be used in their recommended quantities. Mixing Opioids Methods of Administration Opioids induce both intoxicating and seriously detrimental health effects. Intoxication Effects - Pain relief, euphoria, drowsiness,sedation, weakness, nausea, impaired coordination, confusion, itching, sweating Potential Health Consequences - slowed or arrested breathing, lowered pulse and blood pressure, tolerance, addiction, coma, death Stimulants Biphetamine Dexedrine Adderall Concerta Ritalin Amphetamines are a kind of stimulant that cause... Rapid breathing, loss of coordination, irritability, restlessness, panic, hallucinations, aggressiveness, tolerance Methamphetamine, or meth, is an amphetamine. Uppers, bennies, black beauties, crosses, hearts, LA turnaround, speed, truck drivers, the smart drug, MPH, R-ball, vitamin R Specific Effects CNS depressants induce both intoxicating and seriously detrimental health effects. Intoxication Effects - Sedation/drowsiness, reduced anxiety, feelings of well-being, slurred speech, poor concentration, confusion, impaired coordination and memory Potential Health Consequences - lowered blood pressure, slowed breathing, addiction Street Names Downers, barbs, reds, red birds, phennies, tooies, yellows, yellow jackets, roofies, A-minus, zombie pills, candy, tranks, sleeping pills Types of Stimulants CNS Depressants Phenethylamines have different effects from an amphetamine. These effects include an increase or decrease in blood pressure and digestive problems. Mixing CNS Depressants Opioids Opioids Some prescription Stimulants are... CNS Depressants are usually taken in pill or tablet form Opioids are most well known for being injected, similarly to how heroin is used. Barbiturates, a type of CNS Depressant specifically cause euphoria and respiratory problems, in addition to their intended purpose of pain relief. CNS Depressant Drug Names Opioids are especially dangerous when mixed with alcohol or depressants Stimulants Prescription Drug Abuse General Effects Specific Stimulants Kinds of CNS Depressants Methadone, Morphine, Codeine, Fenatyl These categories include many drugs, such as... Vicodin OxyContin Opana Darvon Dilaudid Demerol Lomotil

Prescription Drug

Transcript: Statistics say that, worldwide, over 15 million people abuse prescription drugs it's estimated that 48 million people have used prescription drugs for Non-medical reasons. In 2006 2.6 million people in the US abuse prescription drugs for the first time. 15 thousand people die from prescription abuse per year ( more than those who die from cocaine and heroin combined ). Overdose is responsible for over 45% of all prescription abuse deaths. can cause Alterations in mood, erratic behavior, mental cloudiness, confusion, inability to sleep or excess sleep, anxiety, hyperactive, bad hygiene and appearance, suicidal tendencies, and more. Talk to a health care professional . Simply sit down and confessing to them your concerns about their actions. USE THE DRUG AS TOLD, do not exceed your limits on what the label says on the container. Only take the drug if it is absolutely necessary. Prescription drugs are any drug that can be legally prescribed for your medical help. But there are generic forms of some drugs that can be bought without being prescribed to by a doctor. There are three different typesof prescriptions that are most eligible to abuse: opiates, stimulants, and depressants. Opiates= Prescribed to treat sever or chronic pain (oxycontin, Percocet, morphine) Stimulants= Usually prescribed for ADD or ADHD (dextroamphetamine, Ritalin, Phentermin) Depressants= Prescribed to treat anxiety or sleep disorders (Valium, Xanax, clonazepam) One example of prescription drug abuse is my neighbor who used to make good money, look good, have a happy family, and be happy all around. Then she started abusing a dug called Xanax and her life all went downhill from there. Soon after she started she lost her job, her face almost looks grey and and grey hair, robbed my family multiple times and attempted robbery at a gas station, attempted suicide 3 times, and is currently on house arrest. The severity of prescription abuse What is prescription drug abuse? Prescription drug abuse is the use of drugs ,that should be prescribed but are not, by doctors or other health professionals for the experience or feeling elicited. (elicited=to provoke potential by stimulation) Types of Prescriptions bibliography Possible Solutions Prescription Drug Abuse How prescription abuse is harmful What are prescription drugs?

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