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    • These are example of using drugs:
    • Drugs • is a substance which may have medicinal, intoxicating, performance enhancing or other effects when taken or put into a human body or the body of another animal.
    • Types of Drugs • Medicinal Drugs
    • Types of Drugs • Recreational Drugs
    • W hat are the reasons why people abuse DRUGS?
    • Reasons Why People Abuse Drugs: • They think they can gain acceptance from their peers. • To be more like their friends. • Curiosity, boredom. • Wanting to take a risk. • Trying to get attention. • Trying to escape a problem.
    • Common Problems: • Conflict • Unsatisfied needs • Unrealistic expressions • Poor health
    • Common Problems: • Emotional-social difficulties • Broken homes • Financial problems • Parents are too busy • Inferiority complex
    • Positive Ways of Facing Daily Problems: • Promptly identify daily problems. • Consult reliable sources for opinions. • Recognize your own strengths and weaknesses. • Analyze problems. • Act by using the plan that seems to work best. • Learn to live with the solution.
    • Positive Ways of Facing Daily Problems: • Develop a consistent and constructive code by: Fulfilling obligation to yourself Caring for the body Observing good mental health practices Doing responsibilities to others
    • Positive Ways of Facing Daily Problems: • Learn to accept a moderate amount of anxiety and frustration as normal. • Make a decision not to abuse amphetamines or other drugs as mean of escaping problems.
    • STIMULANTS
    • Stimulants • Increase activity in the central nervous system.
    • Examples of Stimulants
    • AMPHETAMINES
    • Examples of Stimulants: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Amphetamines Cocaine Caffeine Shabu Nicotine Ecstacy
    • Amphetamines • Commonly known as “speed”. • produces increased wakefulness and focus in association with decreased fatigue and appetite.
    • Amphetamines Common medical names: • Benzedrine • Methedrine • Dexedrine • Biphetamine • Methampetamine
    • Amphetamines Common names: • Bennies • Dixes • Whites • Heart • Co-pilots • Black beauties • Speed • Black birds • Crystal • Black mollies • meth • Bumblebees • • • • • • Cartwheels Chalks Jellybabies Hearts Greenies crossroads
    • Amphetamines
    • Reasons for Amphetamine Abuse • • • • • • To get a high feeling to stay awake Relief from fatigue Obtain relief from depression To keep them active and alert Weight reduction
    • Medical Uses of Amphetamine • • • • • • • Treat narcolepsy Depress appetite Control hyperkinesis Stimulate suffering Counteract fatigue Speeding up body processes Treat nasal congestion.
    • Effects of Amphetamine • • • • • • Psychological dependance Tolerance to the drug Amphetaminic psychosis Affect personality Affect social standing Affect responisibilities
    • COCAINE
    • Cocaine • Most powerful stimulant. • freebase and crack are all forms of cocaine.
    • Methods:
    • Effects of Cocaine to the: • • • • • • Heart Brain Lungs and respiratory system. Gastrointestinal tract Kidneys Sexual function
    • Caffeine
    • Caffeine • acts as a natural pesticide • most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world. • acts as a central nervous system stimulant.
    • Effects of Caffeine • • • • • • Cold hands Muscles tensing up Feelings of excitement Increased heart beat Alertness Sinuses clearing
    • Nicotine
    • Nicotine • named after the tobacco plant ''Nicotiana tabacum” • Addictive especially in tobacco.
    • Positive Effects of Nicotine • enhances brain activity and concentration • improves cognitive processing • Improves person’s memory 
    • Negative Effects of Nicotine • Addictive • Increases blood pressure and heart rate • Constricts arteries
    • Shabu
    • Shabu • Known as “poor man’s cocaine”, shabs, ubas, S, siopao, sha & ice. • can be smoked, snorted, injected, or simply dissolved in a liquid,
    • Effects of Shabu • Lost of appetite • Psychotic reactions, destructive behavior, recklessness. • Chest pains • Irregular hearbeat • Hypertension • Convulsion • Death
    • Ecstacy
    • Ecstacy •  MDMA (methylenedioxymethamphetamine). It is a synthetic, mind-altering drug that acts both as a stimulant and a hallucinogenic. • XTC, X, E, Adam, Eve, clarity, hug, beans, love drug, lovers' speed, peace, uppers, Molly
    • Effects of Ecstacy Physiological: • Confusion • Depression • Sleep Problem • Anxiety • Paranoia
    • Effects of Ecstacy Physical: • Music tension • Involuntary teeth clenching • Nausea • Blurred Vision • Faintness • Chills • Increase in heart rate, blood pressure