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Group 5 - Drug Abuse

Group 5 - Drug Abuse






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    Group 5 - Drug Abuse Group 5 - Drug Abuse Presentation Transcript

    • What is Drug abuse? Drug abuse is also called as substance abuse or chemical abuse It is a disorder caused by using a substance that leads to significant problems and distress It can change the fundamental functioning of the brain
    • Types of Drugs : 1. AlcoholAlcohol damages your liver, brain and heart. 2. Cocaine Cocaine is a crystalline tropane alkaloid that is obtained from the leaves of the coca plant
    • 3. Marijuana Cannabis, known as marijuana in its herbal form, is a psychoactive product of the plant Cannabis sativa 4. Heroin Heroin is an opiate processed directly from the extracts of the opium poppy
    • Who is consuming?• In 2010, 14.9% of the aged 14 years and over had used an illicit drug in the last 12 months• More than 4 million teens between the ages of 14 and 17 drink alcohol, and drugs• 45.6% of the 12th grade students had gotten drunk, 32.4% had tried marijuana, and 9.1% reported using narcotics.
    • Ways of consuming drugs….1. Swallowing2.snorting
    • 3. smoking4. injecting
    • Effects of drug use….• affects your central nervous system and can cause an early death• Drugs that affect the brain work by changing the brains chemistry
    • Physical effects of drug use… After taking methamphetamines drug
    • Treatment for drug abuse :• No single treatment is appropriate for everyone.• Treatment needs to continue for an adequate period of time in order to be effective• Counseling is a vital component of successful treatment for addiction• medication is a necessary part of treatment
    • Refuse drugs:• The majority of the teens don’t drink alcohol. It’s not as hard to refuse as you might think. Try : • “No Thanks,” • “I don’t drink,” • “I’m not interested,” or • “It’s not for me,”
    • What’s your Anti-drug??Music, singing, dancing, foot ball,basket ball, family, friends, life,computer.
    • Thanks a million - Ramya vani - Sri shaila - Maranatha edwin - Pooja jain - Cho cho thein