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This power point is an overview of the 5 most popular drugs in the world. It gives brief descriptions and is very detailed. I hope you like it

This power point is an overview of the 5 most popular drugs in the world. It gives brief descriptions and is very detailed. I hope you like it

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  • 1. DRUGS: WHAT ARE WE THINKING, BETTER YET, WHY ARE WE NOT THINKING!!!By: Joey Yurish<br />The Fight Still Continues<br />
  • 2. Percent of persons 12 years of age and over with any illicit drug use in the past month: 8.0% (2007)<br />Percent of persons 12 years of age and over with marijuana use in the past month: 5.8% (2007)<br />Percent of persons 12 years of age and over with any nonmedical use of a psychotherapeutic drug in the past month: 2.8% (2007)<br />
  • 3. WHAT ARE DRUGS?<br />
  • 4. DRUG: something and often an illegal substance that causes addiction, habituation, or a marked change in consciousness !!!!!!!<br />
  • 5. ALL DRUGS ARE BAD, MARIJUANA IS THE STEPPING STONE TO STARTING OTHER DRUGS. ONCE YOU HAVE STARTED A DRUG, IT IS A DIFFICULT ROAD TO OVERCOME. THE TREND IS DRUGS HIT THE YOUNGER GENERATIONS AND THAT POSES A PROBLEM FOR A LIFE FULL OF TURMOIL AND TRIBULATIONS!!!!<br />
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  • 7. WHO DOES IT AFFECT!!!<br />
  • 8. “Drugs destroy lives and communities, undermine sustainable human development and generate crime. Drugs affect all sectors of society in all countries; in particular, drug abuse affects the freedom and development of young people, the world’s most valuable asset. Drugs are a grave threat to the health and well-being of all mankind, the independence of States, democracy, the stability of nations, the structure of all societies, and the dignity and hope of millions of people and their families.”<br />
  • 9. OUR TEENS ARE OUR FUTURE<br />
  • 10. W<br />H<br />Y<br />
  • 11. DEPRESSION<br />ANXIETY<br />PEER PRESSURE<br />FAMILIES EXPERIENCE<br />LACK OF SLEEP<br />TO GET HIGH<br />EARLY EXPOSURE <br />
  • 12. What <br />Are<br />The Symptoms?<br />
  • 13. A drop in grades outstanding.<br />Too often missing classes or arriving late.<br />Change in friends, Hanging out with a new group<br />Seclusive behavior - long periods spent in self-imposed isolation<br />Lying and stealing<br />Involvement on the wrong side of the law<br />Deteriorating family relationships<br />Obvious intoxication, delirious, incoherent or unconscious<br />Changes in behavior and attitude<br />Decrease in school performance<br />Dilated Pupils, Change in Sleep Behavior<br />
  • 14. WHAT ARE THE MOST POPULAR DRUGS BEING USED????<br />1. Cannabis aka Marijuana <br />2. Heroin<br />3. Cocaine<br />4. Ecstasy<br />5. Amphetamines <br />
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  • 16. Marijuana: <br />It comes from the Cannabis Plant, which is native to central Asia.<br />It can be smoked as leaves or flower buds in a variety of different ways:<br />Bongs, Blunts, Cans, Apples, and Wraps<br />It can also be cooked in brownies and other foods such as spaghetti. <br />The effects are fairly immediate, a slightly drunken but euphoric sensation, it can be mild or strong according to the method of delivery<br />
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  • 18. Marijuana Opens the Gate to Other Drugs!!!!!<br />
  • 19. HEROIN<br />
  • 20. Heroin:<br />Derives from Morphine and an Opiate<br />First used as an alternative to morphine, due to the thought of not being as addictive!!!!<br />It is an extremely powerful painkiller and users experience exhilaration, euphoria and a sense of well being.<br />It can be smoked, sniffed or injected. <br />The worst part of being a heroin addict is the inability to get off of it.<br />The withdraw symptoms are appalling and if you can survive the nausea, puking, and stomach cramps. The hours of twitching and craving for the drug will try to overcome your will, and often in times wins. Causing people to return to their drug use.<br />
  • 21. YOUR NOT THE ONLY ONE SUFFERING!!!!!<br />PARENTS<br />GOD<br />FRIENDS<br />SPOUSES<br />FAMILIES<br />CHILDREN<br />INNOCENT PEOPLE<br />
  • 22. The Rich Mans Drug<br />COCAINE<br />
  • 23. Cocaine:<br />Comes from the Coca plant and has been used in many of ways for thousands of years.<br />Originally in South Africa, natives chewed the leaves of the plant as a stimulant and also as an anesthetic.<br />Coca Cola used to put this drug in their soda up until the early 1900’s when the Government forced them to remove it from their product.<br />The cheaper form “Crack” has made the drug more accessible, however has made the use of the drug go down.<br />
  • 24. THE LOVE DRUG<br />
  • 25. Used originally as a Psycho Therapeutic Drug.<br />Psychedelic drug that produces euphoria and a feeling of well being, decreased levels of fear and anxiety and a physical stimulant and sensational effect in users.<br />This has taken over the reigns as the leading drug being consumed in the world.<br />This drug is highly deadly if consumed in mass quantities, and poor consumers sell products that are not safe for people to consume. <br />ECSTASY <br />
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  • 27. Amphetamines<br />
  • 28. Amphetamines:<br />a group of stimulant drugs that work by affecting the amount of dopamine and serotonin in the brain.<br />The most common name used is “speed.”<br />Some forms given to children and adults with ADHD, used as an appetite suppressant.<br />It increases energy and allows people to go longer and harder over a longer period of time.<br />Used a lot during WWII <br />
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  • 30. Amphetamines<br />Are used<br />to help<br />Students stay up<br />During late <br />Hours!!!!!!<br />
  • 31. How Do I Know I am <br />An Addict?<br />
  • 32. DO YOU CRAVE DRUGS<br />ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A BETTER FIX<br />DO YOU SELL IMPORTANT MATERIALS TO BUY DRUGS<br />DO YOU FIND YOURSELF DOING DRUGS ALL THE TIME<br />ARE YOU LONELY <br />DO YOU STILL HAVE YOUR OLD FRIENDS<br />DO YOU HAVE ANY MONEY<br />
  • 33. If you answered YES<br />To these questions THEN:<br />YES YOU ARE AN ADDICT!!! <br />GET HELP NOW!!!<br />
  • 34. Save Them Before It is too late<br />
  • 35. HELP LINES<br />http://www.addictionhelplinereferrals.com/<br />http://www.thetreatmentcenter.com/?gclid=CNP1vISLpaICFRRM5QodRE-oyw<br />http://www.thegooddrugsguide.com/info/drug-helplines/index.htm<br />http://www.addiction-help-line.com/<br />http://www.kci.org/meth_info/sites/drug_hotline.htm<br />http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/alcohol-abuse/drug-abuse-helpline<br />
  • 36. COOL <br />PEOPLE <br />USE <br />DRUGS!!!!<br />N O T!!!!!!<br />
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  • 38. Resources <br />http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/druguse.htm<br />http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drug<br />http://vocfm.co.za/blogs/aisha/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/war-on-drugs2.jpg<br />http://www.softchalk.com/lessonchallenge/lesson/Pharmacology/prescription_drugs.jpg<br />http://hkham.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/hm36drugs-are-bad-posters.jpg<br />http://waynejoseph.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/no20drugs.jpg<br />http://alucinogenado.files.wordpress.com/2007/12/drugprohibition.jpg<br />http://www.babble.com/CS/blogs/strollerderby/are_u_on_drugs.jpg<br />http://iws.punahou.edu/user/JStevens/project/drugs3.jpg<br />http://www.coddlepot.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/drugs-are-jus-bad-mmkay.jpg<br />http://www.topnews.in/files/Anti-Drugs.jpg<br />http://media.ebaumsworld.com/mediaFiles/picture/236384/822742.jpeg<br />
  • 39. Resources Cont.<br />http://www.laughparty.com/funny-pictures/Marijuana-1114.jpg<br />http://www.hcsomo.com/images/dare.jpg<br />http://www.su.nottingham.ac.uk/pageassets/activities2/campaigns/alcoholdrugs/campaign-drink-drugs-awareness.jpg<br />http://listverse.com/2009/08/12/top-10-most-popular-recreational-drugs/<br />http://media.photobucket.com/image/marijuana/cesarlbr12/marijuana.jpg<br />http://www.artlondon.com/photogallery/images/wellmann/Open-gate.jpg<br />http://thefreshscent.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/heroin-needle-and-candle.jpg<br />http://www.drugrehab.ca/picts/ecstasy.jpg<br />http://www-drugrehabcenters.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/3-drug-rehab-centers.bmp<br />http://www.ecstasy-info.com/info-bilder/e-kiss.jpg<br />http://www.aacorg.co.za/index_files/image162211.jpg<br />http://community.boredofstudies.org/attachments/385/schoolies/attachments/your-opinions-experimenting-drugs-while-schoolies/18188d1234777543/ecstasy-effects.jpg<br />http://rc.vc/pics/amphetamines_because_blinking_is_overrated_trollcat.jpg<br />
  • 40. Resources Cont.<br />http://www.boingboing.net/200904210837.jpg<br />http://reporter.blogs.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/11/19/bonds2.jpg<br />http://www.soundoffcolumn.com/images/britney-crazy-3.jpg<br />http://www.celebtv.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/marykate_heath_310.jpg<br />

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