Substance Abuse. We are starting a new unit on Substance abuse sorry I cannot be here today. Please take notes on the slides. Watch out!!!!!!!!!.
We are starting a new unit on Substance abuse sorry I cannot be here today. Please take notes on the slides
It is addiction or overuse of substance
When someone is an alcoholic for instance we might say they have a substance abuse problem. Fancy way of saying drug/alcohol addiction or problem.
AlcoholismWords you need to know how to spell correctly for the quiz….
Peer pressured into it
Think it keeps them skinny
Celebrities and role models do it
It “chills” them out
It really affects their lungs
Makes them smell
Spend a LOT of money
Second hand smoke affects others
Can’t play sports or workout as wellWhy people smoke and why they SHOULDN’T:
Can you think of any other reasons for each column? That is your homework to think of more for each category
Celebrities make it look cool
They like the feeling
Have problems and think drinking will help their problems
Taste good to them
It’s horrible for your liver
When you are young it’s worst for your body than when you are of age to drink (21 years old or over)
You do things you will regret later
Alcohol is a DEPRESSANT so it really brings you down!
Problems won’t go away
You could get in an accident if you drink and drive and hurts not only yourself but others
Why people drink and why they SHOULDN’T:
They think it’s cool
They are peer pressured
They are curious
They like the high feeling
Gives you the “munchies”
Makes them not have any motivation anymore (like school work for instance)
Kills brain cells
Why people smoke marijuana
and why they should not….
Other names for marijuana…pot, joint, weed, mary jane.
Come up with two more places the pressures to drink or not drink can come from
Now that we know where the pressures come from we can learn to say no to them………
Trip and spill the beer!!
Can you think of any others?
This is how much alcohol is in your blood stream the legal limit is .08 After that you are considered DRUNK!
Sober- No drinking