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Power point drugs and alcohol

  1. 1. TEENAGE DRUGS AND ALCOHOL ABUSE<br />Ricardo & Rita<br />
  2. 2. Experimentation with alcohol and drugs during adolescence is common.  Unfortunately, teenagers often don't see the link between their actions today and the consequences tomorrow.  <br />
  3. 3. Drugs<br />Teendrug abuse<br />In 2005 more than 2 millionteensusedprescriptionsdrugs to gethigh<br />
  4. 4. Shorttimeeffectsofdrugs abuse<br />Nausea<br />Dizziness<br />Headaches<br />Delusions<br />Separation from friends and family<br />Loss of interest in school, work, and hobbies<br />Bleeding of the stomach<br />
  5. 5. Longtimeeffects<br />Liver damage<br />Brain damage<br />Death by overdose<br />
  6. 6. Theoriginofthisaddiction<br />Internet<br />Friends<br />
  7. 7. If you suspect someone you know is abusing prescription or over the counter drugs, it’s a good idea to get them some help. There are treatments to help teens with addictions to medications and they are quite effective.<br />
  8. 8. How to getcleanfromdrugs?<br />It’simportant for you to knowthatgettingcleanis a hardprocess.<br />There are some tipsofovercomingteendrugsaddictions, such as:<br />Beinformed<br />Seekprofessionalhelp<br />Getsupportfromyourfamilyand a supportgroup<br />
  9. 9. DrugsDetox<br />Sweating<br />Tremors<br />Cramps<br />Anxiety<br />Hallucinations<br />Confusion<br />
  10. 10. Alcohol<br />Alcoholism, also known as alcohol dependence, is a disease.<br />The craving that an alcoholic feels for alcohol can be as strong as the need for food or water. An alcoholic will continue to drink despite serious family, health, or legal problems.<br />
  11. 11. Teensignsalcohol abuse<br />Suddenchangeonattitude<br />Depression<br />Issuesatschool<br />New, secretfriends<br />Lackofinterestinanythingexcepthangingoutwithfriend<br />Alcoholormoneygoesmissing<br />
  12. 12. Shorttimeeffectsofalcohol abuse<br />Themostvisionableshorttimeeffectsofalcohol abuse are thedifferentpreceptionsofemotions, vison, heringandcoordenation<br />Alcohol abuse can lead to both homicides and suicides.<br />
  13. 13. Longtimeeffects<br />Loss of appetite <br />Vitamin deficiencies <br />Stomach ailments<br />Sexual impotence<br />Liver and Heart damage <br />Central nervous system damage <br />Memory loss<br />
  14. 14. Theoriginofalcoholaddiction<br />Internet<br />Friends<br />
  15. 15. How to getsober<br />AlcoholicsAnonymous<br />Intervention<br />Medications<br />
  16. 16. AlcoholDetox<br />Trembling<br />Headaches<br />Vomiting<br />Insomnia<br />Loss of appetite<br />Convulsions<br />
  17. 17. During the teenage years, the pressures to participate in drug and alcohol abuse are at their highest. Statistics from recent studies reveal that 27% of teens misuse some drug each month. <br />

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