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•Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs•. Mike Ballo 9 th Grade Health Class. Increase in teens dying from prescription 60% students knew of drugs at school 1 in 9 high school students tried marijuana 1.3% tried bath salts Alcohol can increase other drugs usage By 8 th grade:

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Alcohol tobacco and other drugs

•Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs•

Mike Ballo

9th Grade Health Class


Drug facts

  • Increase in teens dying from prescription

  • 60% students knew of drugs at school

  • 1 in 9 high school students tried marijuana

  • 1.3% tried bath salts

  • Alcohol can increase other drugs usage

  • By 8th grade:

    • 29.5%consumed alcohol

    • 15.5% smoked cigarettes

    • 15% smoked marijuana

  • 6.5% of students some regularly

‹Drug Facts›


Intro to drugs

  • Medical Use

  • Recreational Use

  • Self Improvement

  • Religious Use

Intro to Drugs


Medical use

Medical Use


Benefits of drugs

  • Can be beneficial when used correctly

  • Treat illness

  • Prescription and over the counter

  • Can cause other symptoms

Benefits of Drugs


Recreational use

Recreational Use


Depressants

  • Slowing of the CNS

  • Slowed brain function, pulse, breathing

  • Tolerance, addiction, withdrawals, overdose

  • Alcohol, pain killers

Depressants


Alcohol facts

  • 18+ years- 51% drink regularly

  • Binge drinking- 5 or more

  • 15 million people in US alcohol dependent

  • 17,000

  • People die from drunk driving

  • Drinking moderately can have positive effects

–Alcohol facts–


Stimulants

  • Enhanced brain stimulation

  • Increased norepinephrine and dopamine

  • Increased heart beat, blood pressure

  • Very addictive, feelings of hostility

  • Can lead to heart attack

  • Cocaine, crack cocaine, methamphetamines, caffeine

⃰Stimulants


Hallucinogens

  • Distort perceived reality

  • Hear, see, feel nonexistent things

  • Fear, anxiety, paranoia

  • Can be dangerous, even fatal

  • Flashbacks, long lasting psychoses

  • LSD, mushrooms,

Hallucinogens


Self improvement

Self Improvement


Steroids

  • Can enhance athletic performance

  • Many negative side effects

  • Illegal in sports

□Steroids


Steroid side effects

  • Roid Rage

  • Acne

  • Swelling of testicles

  • High blood pressure

  • Live Malfunction

  • Balding

Steroid Side Effects


Alcohol tobacco and other drugs

  • Steroid Information√


Other self improvement drugs

  • Help with memory loss

  • Nootropics

  • Parkinson's disease

  • Alzheimer's disease

Other self improvement drugs


Religious use

†Religious Use†


Religious use1

  • Ancient Greece

  • Sometimes used in Hinduism

  • Used in Buddhism

  • Alcohol often used in religion

Religious Use


Tobacco

◦Tobacco◦


Tobacco1

  • Greatest cause of preventable death

  • Can lead to lung, mouth, heart diseases

  • Causes millions of death every year

  • Kills second hand smokers too

  • 19 to buy

  • NJ pack of cigarettes- $8.35

Tobacco


Alcohol tobacco and other drugs

  • Half a million deaths per year

  • Another 50,000 from second hand smoke

  • Estimated 19% of adults smoke

  • Tobacco revenue was $664 billion 2010

  • 25% of US deaths tobacco related


Works cited

  • http://www.drugfree.org/drug-guide/depressants

  • http://www.drugfree.org/drug-guide/prescription-stimulants

  • http://typesofdrugs.org

  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2779437/

  • http://www.psychedelic-library.org/hsmith.htm

  • http://ash.org/resources/tobacco-statistics-facts/

  • http://www.steroidabuse.com/side-effects-of-steroids.html

Works cited


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