Substance abuse unit 3 study guide

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Substance abuse unit 3 study guide

  1. 1. Substance Abuse Unit 3 Study Guide Defend or argue against the statement “It is my life I can use drugs if I want to, it will only hurt me.” With the statement listed above, think about the following questions?  How can drug abuse affect an individual?  How can drug abuse affect a Family?  How can drug abuse affect a society? Define and understand the following terms: pathway to addiction, tolerance, dependence, addiction, physical addiction, psychological addiction. What are the effects of a stimulant, depressant and a hallucinogen on the mind and body? Know the information for 2 specific types of stimulants. Use the project guide for details Know the information for the 2 specific types of depressants. Use the project guide for details Know the information for 1 type of hallucinogen. Reasons teenagers abuse drugs. What are the signs of drug abuse in a person? What would your response be in a situation where there are drugs available? What are the basic refusal skills and how can you effectively use them if you are in the situation mentioned above?

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