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Transcript of Drugs!

Meth (Methamphetamine)
What Does Meth look like and How Do You Use It?
It looks like:
a white or Yellowish powder, crystals, or pill form.
You use Meth:
Snorted, injected, smoked or swallowed.
Health Risks
Paranioa, Obsessive Compulsive behaviors, Psychosis.
Withdrawal form family and friends, Increase in criminal activity to support addiction, violent behavior, and suicide.
Angry and violent.
Brain damage, Organ failure, Strokes, open sores,fast weight loss, frail body,and Rotting teeth(Meth Mouth)

Health Risks
Short Term and Long Term
Short Term:
Disturbed sleep patterns, hyperactivity, nausea, delusions of power, increased aggressiveness and irritability, decreased hunger and bring on weight loss.
Long Term:
Increased heart rate and blood pressure, damage to blood vessels in the brain, leading to strokes or irregular heart beat and cardiovascular collapse or death. Can cause liver, kidney and lung damage. brain damage, memory impairment, and increasing inability to grasp abstract thoughts.
What is Cocaine:
An addictive drug derived from coca or prepared synthetically, used as an illegal stimulant.
Other names:
informal coke, crack (cocaine), blow, freebase, nose candy, rock, snow.
What's in it:
Cocaine is an extract from the leaves of the coca bush, native to South America.
Types of drugs
Meth, Cocaine, Date Rape Drugs, and Tobacco
What is Meth?
Meth is: a synthetic Simulant that effects the central nervous system.
Whats in it: Pseudoephedrine, a decongerstant, a number of toxic ingredients like lye and drain cleanier.
Other names for Meth: Ice, speed, chalk, glass, crank, Poor man's cocaine, and stove top.
Meth Mouth
What is Cocaine?
What Does Cocaine Look Like?
What Cocaine looks like:
A white powder.
Ways to use it:
chewing, snorting,mainlining, injecting, and smoking

Health risks
Symptoms Irritability, paranoia,
restlessness, anxiety.
Isolation from family and friends.
Dilated pupils, high levels of energy and activity, excited, exuberant speech, cracked and blistered lips.
Increased energy levels, More alert, Exhilaration, Pain relief, Excitement, Increased confidence, superiority, Hallucinations.

Short term effects

Loss of appetite, Increased heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, Contracted blood vessels, Increased rate of breathing, Dilated pupils, Disturbed sleep patterns, Nausea, Hyperstimulation, Bizarre, erratic, sometimes violent behavior, Hallucinations, hyperexcitability, irritability, Tactile hallucination that creates the illusion of bugs burrowing under the skin, Intense euphoria, Anxiety and paranoia, Depression, Intense drug craving, Panic and psychosis, Convulsions, seizures and sudden death from high doses (even one time)

Long term effects
Permanent damage to blood vessels of ear and brain, high blood pressure, leading to heart attacks, strokes and death
Liver, kidney and lung damage
Severe chest pains
Respiratory failure
Infectious diseases and abscesses if injected
Malnutrition, weight loss
Severe tooth decay
Auditory and tactile hallucinations
Sexual problems, reproductive damage and infertility (for both men and women), Disorientation, apathy, confused exhaustion, Irritability and mood disturbances, Increased frequency of risky behavior, Delirium or psychosis, Severe depressionTolerance and addiction
What is Marijuana?
What is it:
A preparation of the Cannabis plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug and as medicine.
Whats in it:
Cannabis, wich is a plant that is grown every where.
Other names for it: aunt mary, boom, chronic, dope ganja, gangster, grass, hash, herb, kif, mary jane, pot, reefer, sinsemilla, skunk, and weed.
Before and after the use of Cocaine
What Does it look like?
What it looks like:
A green leaf with 5 points.
How you can use it:
Smoked, put in foods, vaporized.
Health risks

Distorted sense of time, Paranoia, Magical or "random" thinking, Short-term memory loss, Anxiety depression, and sleepiness.
Rapid heart rate, Increased blood pres, sureIncreased rate of breathing, Red eyes, Dry mouth, Increased appetite, or "the munchies", Slowed reaction time.
Close friends who don't do it may look down upon you.
Aggression, Anxiety, Depressed mood, Decreased appetite, happy, drowsiness.
Doctors will often Rx Marjuana for pain and sicknesses.

Short term and long term effects
Short Term:
Sensory distortion, Panic, Anxiety, Poor coordination of movement, Lowered reaction time, After an initial “up,” the user feels, sleepy or depressed, Increased heartbeat (and risk of heart attack)
Long Term:
Reduced resistance to common illnesses (colds, bronchitis, etc.)
Suppression of the immune system
Growth disorders
Increase of abnormally structured cells in the body, Reduction of male sex hormones
Rapid destruction of lung fibers and, lesions (injuries) to the brain could be permanent, Reduced sexual capacity
Study difficulties, reduced ability to, learn and retain information, Apathy, drowsiness, lack of motivation,Personality and mood changes, Inability to understand things clearly
Date Rape Drugs
What Are Date Rape Drugs?
What They Are:
These are drugs that are sometimes used to assist a sexual assault. They can be slipped into your drink when you are not looking. The drugs often have no color, smell, or taste, so you can't tell if you are being drugged. The drugs can make you become weak and confused or even pass out so that you are unable to refuse sex or defend yourself.
Different Types:
Ketamine, GHB (gamma hydroxybutyric), Rohypnol. Each type has a different effect.
A powerful sedative that depresses the central nervous system.
produce loss of consciousness.
Loss of muscle control and excessive daytime sleepiness that is caused by a sleep disorder

What do they look like?
Date rape Drugs
Is a pill that dissolves in liquids. Some are small, round, and white. Newer pills are oval and green-gray in color. When slipped into a drink, a dye in these new pills makes clear liquids turn bright blue and dark drinks turn cloudy.
Is a liquid with no odor or color, white powder, and pill. It might give your drink a slightly salty taste.
Is a liquid and a white powder.
Health Risks:
Rohypnol is a strong sleeping pill, but a stronger doses can bring on amnesia. It takes effect after only 10 minutes. Some other side effects are loss of muscle control, Problems talking, nausea, Can't remember what happened while drugged, Loss of consciousness (black out)
The drug suppresses the central nervous and respiratory systems, it also causes skin rashes, stomach problems, and there is a chance that you could stop breathing.
Causes you to sleep so you can not tell when someone is sexually assaulting you.
only short term effects.
Gives you a speedy rush within a few minutes of sniffing the powder. creates powerful hallucinations and out of body experiences.
Distorted perceptions of sight and sound, Lost sense of time and identity, Out of body experiences, Dream-like feeling, Feeling out of control, Impaired motor function, Problems breathing, Convulsions, Vomiting
Only short term effects.
Makes you hurt your self and others.

Never let someone get a drink for you.
nausea, loss of coordination, difficulty concentrating, and loss of gag reflex. GHB is know for increaseaing sex drive.
Loose controll of actions and become more willing to be sexually active with a stranger.
Causes a sleeping disorder that causes excessive sleepiness and recurring daytime sleep attacks.
Problems breathing, Tremors, Sweating, Vomiting, Slow heart rate, Dream-like feeling, Coma, and Death.
If you ever set your drink down at a party make sure to get a new one, and leave the other one there.
Short term effects
creates a sleepy, relaxed, and drunk feeling that lasts 2 to 8 hours. Other effects may include blackouts, with a compete loss of memory, dizziness and disorientation, nausea, difficulty with motor movements and speaking.
effects include increased heart rate and blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, numbness, depression, amnesia, hallucinations and potentially fatal respiratory problems. Ketamine users can also develop cravings for the drug.
It acts as depressant on the central nervous system. It is rapidly metabolized by the body. The effects of the drug can be felt within fifteen to twenty minutes after use.
Long term effects
Can produce physical and psychological dependance.
no long term effects have been found after use of GHB.
Heart rate and blood pressure. Death can also be caused by usage of this drug.
What is Tobacco?
What it is:
Tobacco is the preparation of a plant that has a large amount of Nicotine.
Whats in it:
Tobacco comes from a Tobacco plant that grows in around the world. Tobacco has alot of Nicotine in it, Nicotine is an adddictive substance. It is the reason people get addicted to tobacco.

Other Names for it: fag, doof, puff, stix, fun stacks, jiggle sticks,long rods, fat chix.
What does Tobacco look like?
What Tobacco looks like: A green leafed plant that grows in large fields.
How it's used: Tobacco can be smoked in cigarettes, cigars, pipes, or chewed.
Tobacco Chew
Health Risks
Mental: Cause's nausea and dizziness. But the worst effect is Nicotine's addictive property,it has been found that Nicotine is more addictive than cocaine or heroin.
Physical: Effects your youth activities, athletic performance, narrows blood vessels, puts a strain on the heart, also leads to lack of oxygen, and shortness of breath.
Social:Make you smell bad, people reject you, have to find a private place to smoke.
Emotional: Makes you angry and anxious.
Short and long term effects
Short term effect:
Smell like smoke after use, head aches, increased heat beat.
Long term effect:
Smokers lung, yellowing teeth, and cancer. from chew your lip can get destroyed, or you can get cancer in your jaw and have to have it removed.
Drug Abuse
Impact of drug abuse
Drugs are chemicals and because of their chemical structures they can effect the body in different ways. In fact, some drugs can even change a person's body and brain in ways that last long after the person has stopped taking drugs, maybe even permanently.
Impact on your body
Impact on your family
Whole families can seem to go to pieces when there is a son or daughter using drugs. Parents fall out with each other over how to handle the situation, while other sons or daughters can get blamed for being a bad example. The drug user gets so much attention that others are neglected.
Impact on your friends
Addiction can make you choose getting high over spending time with your friends or doing other things you love to do. Pretty soon, your whole world revolves around drugs—finding them, using them, and hanging out with people who use them. You may be forced to lie or steal to finance your drug addiction.
Health Risks of Drug Abuse
side effects are anxiety, mood swings, depression, sleep problems and psychosis.
Pale skin, Blood shot eyes, Dark circles around eyes, and red spots on skin

Drug abuse erodes the social life of the addict, tearing apart his family, friendships and professional relationships.
depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and schizophrenia
Drug Laws
Legal in Colorado and Washington.
Meth, Cocaine, Date Rape
Illegal everywhere.
Legal to smoke in smoking reserved areas.
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