Drug Abuse Education Course. Master Sgt. Doug Oswald Assistant Drug Demand Reduction Administrator. Mutual Respect Participation Raise Your Hand. Ground Rules. No Talking to Your Friends! No Homework! No Sleeping!. No Cell Phones! No Video Games! No Music!. Drugs are Bad!
Master Sgt. Doug Oswald
Assistant Drug Demand Reduction Administrator
Raise Your Hand
I Don’t Know!
I didn’t Say Anything!
I Didn’t Raise My Hand!
Top Incorrect Answers
Cost to Society
What’s a Drug?
8.1% of Americans 12 and over (19.7 million) are current users of illicit drugs. Use is defined as any use in the past month.
Age 12-17: 9.9%
Age 18-25: 20.1%
Age 26 and up: 5.8%How many use Illegal Drugs?
Now you’re involved with criminal activity.
Continued use results in addiction; either physical, psychological or both.
Legal, medical and social problems.
Ultimately, it’s a personal choice that effects more than the user.Results of Drug Use
2005 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: National Findings
Department of Health and Human Services,
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,
Office of Applied Studies