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Drugs and Alcohol

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Suzaan Stoltz

on 7 March 2016

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Transcript of Drugs and Alcohol

62
ECG
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Thank You!
Alcohol
-Interferes with Brain communication
- Can damage the heart (stroke, high blood pressure
- Liver damage (
Cirrhosis
and Fibrosis
Health Risks of Smoking
What's in a Cigartte
Cannabis (Marijuana)
Contains the psychoactive (mind-altering) chemical delta-9-
tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)

Affects the memory and thinking part of the brain. Can be permanently damaged.

Irritant to lungs can cause respiratory illness

High doses of marijuana can produce a temporary psychotic reaction leads to Psychosis and schizophrenia
Methamphetamine
- Can be taken orally, snorted, dissolved in water or alcohol and injected
- Releases the neurotransmitter
dopamine
creating euphoria
- Dopamine found in the
pleasure center of the brain
- Long term effects
Confusion
Anxiety
Hallucinations
These effects can stick with you for years or even the rest of your life


Cigarettes
Brenda Valentine and Suzaan Stoltz
Drugs and Alcohol
Heroin
-Opiod Drug Synthezied from
Morphine
-Extractid from the seed pod of the asian opium
poppy plant
-Can be injected, inhaled snorted or smoked
-Relapse is very common for those addicted
-Many health risks
Overdose
Collapsed Veins
HIV and AIDS
Permenant damage to vital organs

Learning Targets
I can
describe
the negative effects of drugs and alcohol

For ELL's
I can
Identify
the negative effects of drugs and alcohol
Rules
1.
When someone is talking don't interrupt
2.
Respect everyone
3.
Stay on task
What do you think is the most commonly used drug?
What are the 3 drugs used most commonly used by teenagers?
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