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1 GATEWAY - DRUG SAFETY GRADE 5 & 6 ENGLISH PRESENTATION

2 DEFINITION OF DRUG ANYTHING, OTHER THAN FOOD, THAT IS PUT INTO OR ONTO YOUR BODY THAT CHANGES THE WAY YOUR BODY OR MIND WORKS

3 TYPES OF DRUGS Alcohol Tobacco Prescription Drugs Non-Prescription Drugs Illegal Drugs

4 Tobacco Weed, smokes, butts, cancer sticks, coffin nails, chew. One of the most addictive substances known. High risk of lung cancer, heart disease and respiratory disorders. Presents a real danger to those around the user.

5 Alcohol Booze is a depressant. Reduces co-ordination and judgement, vomiting, headaches, feeling sick Very strong addiction (alcoholism). Extended use and high doses can cause liver damage, coma and even death. Alcoholism destroys families, friends, and futures.

6 PRESCRIPTION DRUGS Ritalin Sleeping Pills Pain killers (Dilaudid, Morphine, tylenol 3) Prozac Steroids

7 Steroids Often causes aggression, insomnia, hypertension and unwanted hair growth. May increase body weight. Damages reproductive functions. Many negative effects return to normal when the drug is discontinued however some are permanent.

8 NON-PRESCRIPTION DRUGS Gravol Aspirin Diet pills Sleeping pills Inhalants (glue, solvents, aerosols) Steroids Cough Syrup Caffeine tablets

9 Inhalants Glues, solvents, gasoline, and aerosols. Causes a type of drunkenness, aggression, violence and passing out. Death can result from over-use. Long-term brain damage is possible. Withdrawal includes dealing with depression, anxiety and feelings of social isolation.

10 LIST OF ILLEGAL DRUGS Marijuana LSD (Acid) PCP (Angel Dust) Amphetamines and Methamphetamines (Speed) Cocaine Crack Heroin Morphine Tranquilizers Steroids

11 Marijuana Pot, grass, weed, reefer, joint. Disorientation, relaxation, intoxicated behavior, impairs memory, slows thoughts. Long term use severely damages the lungs and harms reproductive cell development. Not fatal however very addictive. Withdrawal effects include insomnia, fatigue, mood swings, depression.

12 LSD Acid, blotter, window pane Not fatal however very unpredictable (trip). Effects include hallucinations, delusions, distortion of time and space, euphoria, possible panic reactions. Any desire for repeated use is strictly psychological.

13 PCP Angel dust is very unpredictable. Causes visual and auditory hallucinations, panic, confusion, anxiety, paranoia, depression and violence. Long-term use results in impaired memory and speaking which may last months. High dosage may trigger extreme violence, depression and suicide.

14 Heroin/Morphine Blocks pain, short-lived feeling of pleasure, euphoria, calm and freedom from worry. Injected via needles therefore risk of hepatitis and Aids through shared needles. Death from overdose is common as it is hard to determine a fatal amount. Powerfully addictive. Withdrawal (fever, headaches, cramps, sweats, seizures)

15 Methamphetamines Serve as a stimulant. Causes euphoria, feeling of strength, insomnia, loss of appetite and intensified emotions. Psychological dependency is high. Confusion, memory loss and delusions may remain up to a year after use is discontinued.

16 Depressants Downers, barbs, goofballs, Roofies Causes symptoms very similar to alcohol intoxication. Users soon feel they cannot function without the drug. When combined with other drugs it can be deadly. Withdrawal can be fatal if not medically supervised.

17 Cocaine Coke, snow, lady,charlie. Causes increased feeling of energy followed by feeling of worry and fear. Overdose = death Physical and psychological addiction Crack is cocaine in a much more powerful form (chemically altered so it can be smoked) Can be addictive after just one session.

18 ECSTASY Canadian police seized more than 712,000 tablets in 2000, a street value of $ million dollars Mood-Enhancing drug Long-term effects: chronic depression, memory loss, and damage to brain function Drug is manufactured in labs, and sold to youth at RAVE Parties

19 Why do People Start Using? Curiosity Feeling of Belonging Pain and Stress Hopelessness Cultural Influences Boredom

20 Legal consequences Responsibility to be a good citizen Against the law because it prevents us from being good citizens Break the law you go to jail

21 Consequences of drug use Wrecks good relationships Lose a lot of money Causes serious physical and psychological damage Die sooner

22 Living drug-free (just say no) No, thanks. No way - my family would kill me. I promised my family (myself) I wouldn t do that, and I keep my word. I don t want to. But thanks anyway. I don t want to and I can t believe you want to get into that kind of stuff. I m not interested.

23 Continued... My mind is made up. I don t want to talk about it anymore. I make my own decisions. If I have to do cigarettes, alcohol, or other drugs to be your friend, then I guess I ll have to get a new friend. I like me the way I am. I d rather save my brain for other things.

24 Continued... I get my highs on mountains (sports, whatever). I m allergic to that stuff. No, lets do something else. I have plans later, and I need my brain for them. I m trying to solve problems, not make more.

25 Continued... No, my grades are bad enough already. I m doing vitamins instead. My body and I have a deal. I have enough other ways to get into trouble. Are you crazy? I d rather die or old age. I m happy without it.

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