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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
benefits of drugs

Can be beneficial when used correctly

  • Treat illness
  • Prescription and over the counter
  • Can cause other symptoms
Benefits of Drugs
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
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
other self improvement drugs

Help with memory loss

  • Nootropics
  • Parkinson\'s disease
  • Alzheimer\'s disease
Other self improvement drugs
religious use1

Ancient Greece

  • Sometimes used in Hinduism
  • Used in Buddhism
  • Alcohol often used in religion
Religious Use
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
slide20

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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