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Drugs Let’s get some facts!
DRUGS <ul><li>Marijuana  </li></ul><ul><li>Hashish </li></ul><ul><li>Hashish Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Psilocybin </li></ul><u...
MORE DRUGS <ul><li>Herion </li></ul><ul><li>Codeine </li></ul><ul><li>Cocaine  </li></ul><ul><li>Crack  </li></ul><ul><li>...
The Facts:  Cannabis <ul><li>MARIJUANA, HASH, HASH OIL </li></ul><ul><li>MOST COMMON  DRUG USED BY TEENAGERS IN NORTH AMER...
AN EXAMPLE <ul><li>10 Professional Pilots </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 marijuana users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 who never u...
THE RESULTS <ul><li>ALL 5 Pilots who had smoked marijuana the day before had difficulty aligning with and landing on the r...
SHORT TERM EFFECTS <ul><li>Sleepiness </li></ul><ul><li>Impaired short term memory (losing track of the time) </li></ul><u...
LONG TERM EFFECTS <ul><li>Psychological Dependence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requiring more of the drug to achieve same effect...
FOR THE GUYS <ul><li>Marijuana affects the part of the brain which controls the sex & growth hormones.  </li></ul><ul><li>...
FOR THE GALS <ul><li>Like males, marijuana affects your hormones and growth.  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which may also affect ...
What do you think of the term GATEWAY DRUGS? Let’s talk about it.
Let’s take a look at
HARD DRUGS
AMPHETAMINES aka SPEED <ul><li>Speed, uppers, grudge, blues, ups, bennies </li></ul><ul><li>Amphetamines can be snorted, s...
AMPHETAMINES aka SPEED <ul><li>Amphetamine use can lead to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Short-term dizziness </li></ul></ul><ul>...
METHAMPHETAMINE <ul><li>A HIGHLY ADDICTIVE stimulant  </li></ul><ul><li>It can be injected or smoked. </li></ul><ul><li>Pr...
METHAMPHETAMINE EFFECTS <ul><li>Meth remains in the central nervous system even longer than cocaine and chronic abuse prod...
ECSTASY aka MDMA <ul><li>Adam, E, Roll, X, XTC, Love Drug </li></ul><ul><li>Taken in pill form, users sometimes take Ecsta...
ECSTASY aka MDMA <ul><li>Ecstasy produces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>intensely pleasurable effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c...
ECSTASY aka MDMA <ul><li>  LONG TERM EFFECTS </li></ul><ul><li>Serious cell damage in the part of the brain that produce s...
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide aka LSD <ul><li>ACID, LSD, Blotter, Cid </li></ul><ul><li>It is a hallucinogen which distort pe...
LSD <ul><li>LONG TERM EFFECTS </li></ul><ul><li>LSD- induced Psychosis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May include dramatic mood swi...
LSD <ul><li>SHORT TERM EFFECTS </li></ul><ul><li>Very unpredictable and depend on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>amount taken </li...
HERION  <ul><li>Big H, Brown Sugar, Dope, Junk, Smack </li></ul><ul><li>Can be injected, snorted/sniffed or smoked </li></...
HERION: LONG TERM EFFECTS <ul><ul><li>Addiction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collapsed Veins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infe...
HERION SHORT TERM EFFECTS <ul><li>Heroin abuse symptoms begin to appear after a single dose.  </li></ul><ul><li>Surge of e...
COCAINE <ul><li>Coke, Candy, Dust, Powder, White </li></ul><ul><li>Cocaine is a paste extracted from the leaves of a South...
Cocaine: Long Term Effects <ul><li>Extreme Agitation </li></ul><ul><li>Violent Mood Swings </li></ul><ul><li>Depression </...
Cocaine: Short Term Effects <ul><li>Immediate sense of euphoria with increased energy.  </li></ul><ul><li>Usually followed...
CRACK COCAINE <ul><li>Crack is cocaine base that has not been neutralized by an acid to make the hydrochloride salt.  </li...
AND ONE YOU MAY HAVE FORGOT ABOUT
ALCOHOL
ALCOHOL   <ul><li>Alcohol is created when grains, fruits or vegetables are fermented (a process that uses yeast or bacteri...
ALCOHOL CONTINUED <ul><li>Based on your Body Mass Index, alcohol affects the body differently.  </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: 160 ...
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  1. 1. Drugs Let’s get some facts!
  2. 2. DRUGS <ul><li>Marijuana </li></ul><ul><li>Hashish </li></ul><ul><li>Hashish Oil </li></ul><ul><li>Psilocybin </li></ul><ul><li>Amphetamines </li></ul><ul><li>Methamphetamines </li></ul><ul><li>Barbiturates </li></ul><ul><li>Lysergic Acid </li></ul><ul><li>Diethylamide </li></ul>
  3. 3. MORE DRUGS <ul><li>Herion </li></ul><ul><li>Codeine </li></ul><ul><li>Cocaine </li></ul><ul><li>Crack </li></ul><ul><li>Cocaine </li></ul><ul><li>Opium </li></ul><ul><li>Ecstasy </li></ul><ul><li>Morphine </li></ul><ul><li>Alcohol </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Facts: Cannabis <ul><li>MARIJUANA, HASH, HASH OIL </li></ul><ul><li>MOST COMMON DRUG USED BY TEENAGERS IN NORTH AMERICA . </li></ul><ul><li>IT IS 5 TIMES MORE HARMFUL THAN CIGARETTES! </li></ul><ul><li>THERE ARE 350 CHEMICALS IN IT! </li></ul>
  5. 5. AN EXAMPLE <ul><li>10 Professional Pilots </li></ul><ul><ul><li>5 marijuana users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 who never use marijuana </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The 5 users, smoked a standard joint. The other 5 did not. </li></ul><ul><li>24 Hours Later… </li></ul><ul><li>Using a flight Simulator, all 10 were tested in various ways </li></ul><ul><li>How do you think it turned out? </li></ul>
  6. 6. THE RESULTS <ul><li>ALL 5 Pilots who had smoked marijuana the day before had difficulty aligning with and landing on the runway. </li></ul><ul><li>They had even greater difficulty hitting the centre of the runway. </li></ul><ul><li>WOULD YOU FEEL SAFE IN THEIR PLANES?? </li></ul>
  7. 7. SHORT TERM EFFECTS <ul><li>Sleepiness </li></ul><ul><li>Impaired short term memory (losing track of the time) </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of concentration and coordination </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SUCH AS DRIVING VEHICLES! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increased Heart Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Bloodshot Eyes, Dry Mouth & Throat </li></ul><ul><li>Paranoia, Panic & Hallucinations </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of Motivation…. And the list goes on. </li></ul>
  8. 8. LONG TERM EFFECTS <ul><li>Psychological Dependence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requiring more of the drug to achieve same effect. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Impaired Memory </li></ul><ul><li>Enhanced Cancer Risk </li></ul><ul><li>Now Let’s Look at the Different Effects it has on Guys and Gals! </li></ul>
  9. 9. FOR THE GUYS <ul><li>Marijuana affects the part of the brain which controls the sex & growth hormones. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometime, enlarged breasts in male marijuana users are triggered by the chemical impact on this hormonal system. </li></ul><ul><li>Regular marijuana use can decrease sperm count but increase in abnormal sperm. </li></ul>
  10. 10. FOR THE GALS <ul><li>Like males, marijuana affects your hormones and growth. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Which may also affect your menstrual cycle by making it very irregular. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It may take several months of no marijuana use before the menstrual cycle becomes normal again. </li></ul><ul><li>Fetal Marijuana Syndrome is occurring 5 times more often than Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resulting in learning disabilities, attention deficits and hormonal irregularities in the baby. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. What do you think of the term GATEWAY DRUGS? Let’s talk about it.
  12. 12. Let’s take a look at
  13. 13. HARD DRUGS
  14. 14. AMPHETAMINES aka SPEED <ul><li>Speed, uppers, grudge, blues, ups, bennies </li></ul><ul><li>Amphetamines can be snorted, swallowed, injected, dissolved in a drink or smoked. </li></ul><ul><li>The purity of this drug is usually only about 5% </li></ul><ul><li>The rest mixed with other white powders, ranging from talcum powder and toilet cleaner! Yuck . </li></ul>
  15. 15. AMPHETAMINES aka SPEED <ul><li>Amphetamine use can lead to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Short-term dizziness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hallucinations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Burst blood vessels (can lead to paralysis) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insomnia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul></ul><ul><li>As you become more tolerant to the drug, you need larger amounts to produce desired effect. </li></ul><ul><li>This may lead to dependence or addiction. </li></ul>
  16. 16. METHAMPHETAMINE <ul><li>A HIGHLY ADDICTIVE stimulant </li></ul><ul><li>It can be injected or smoked. </li></ul><ul><li>Produced in large labs in small toxic labs. </li></ul><ul><li>Frequently ‘cooked’ in makeshift labs in homes, trailers, motels and sometimes cars. </li></ul><ul><li>Chemicals used in ‘meth’ manufacturing are extremely dangerous and often lead to fires and explosions. </li></ul>
  17. 17. METHAMPHETAMINE EFFECTS <ul><li>Meth remains in the central nervous system even longer than cocaine and chronic abuse produces a psychosis that resembles schizophrenia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paranoia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picking at the skin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preoccupation with one’s own thoughts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Auditory and Visual Hallucinations. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Violent & erratic behaviour is often seen in users. </li></ul><ul><li>These effects can last for months and even years after using methamphetamine. </li></ul>
  18. 18. ECSTASY aka MDMA <ul><li>Adam, E, Roll, X, XTC, Love Drug </li></ul><ul><li>Taken in pill form, users sometimes take Ecstasy at &quot;raves,&quot; clubs and other parties to keep on dancing and for mood enhancement. </li></ul>
  19. 19. ECSTASY aka MDMA <ul><li>Ecstasy produces </li></ul><ul><ul><li>intensely pleasurable effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>confusion, depression, sleep problems, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>drug craving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>severe anxiety, and paranoia during and sometimes weeks after taking MDMA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>psychotic episodes have been reported </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>involuntary teeth clenching </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>a loss of inhibitions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>nausea, blurred vision, chills and/or sweating. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increases in heart rate and blood pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>seizures are common. </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. ECSTASY aka MDMA <ul><li> LONG TERM EFFECTS </li></ul><ul><li>Serious cell damage in the part of the brain that produce serotonin </li></ul><ul><li>Serotonin regulates our moods, appetite, pain, learning and memory. </li></ul><ul><li>There already is research suggesting Ecstasy use can disrupt or interfere with memory. </li></ul><ul><li>Damage to dopamine containing neurons (underlying cause of the motor disturbances seen in Parkinson's disease) </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms may eventually result in a form of paralysis. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Lysergic Acid Diethylamide aka LSD <ul><li>ACID, LSD, Blotter, Cid </li></ul><ul><li>It is a hallucinogen which distort perceptions of reality </li></ul><ul><li>Small squares of absorbent paper soaked with the chemical (chewed and swallowed) </li></ul><ul><li>LSD is the most potent mood- and perception-altering drug known </li></ul><ul><li>For example: one dose as small as 30 micrograms can produce effects lasting six to 12 hours. </li></ul>
  22. 22. LSD <ul><li>LONG TERM EFFECTS </li></ul><ul><li>LSD- induced Psychosis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May include dramatic mood swings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loss of cognitive & communication skills & hallucinations. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (HPPD) aka ‘Flashbacks’ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flashbacks involve seeing bright flashes, halos or trails attached to moving objects long after LSD was used. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flashbacks can last a few seconds or SEVERAL hours. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Underlying personality problems will intensify these reactions ALTHOUGH people with no history of psychological disorders will experience them too. </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. LSD <ul><li>SHORT TERM EFFECTS </li></ul><ul><li>Very unpredictable and depend on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>amount taken </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the user's personality, mood, and expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>surroundings in which the drug is used </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The physical effects include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>dilated pupils </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>higher body temperature </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>increased heart rate & blood pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sweating, loss of appetite, sleeplessness, dry mouth, and tremors. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The user may feel several different emotions at once </li></ul><ul><li>the drug produces delusions and visual hallucinations. </li></ul><ul><li>Many users have described the experience as frightening. </li></ul>
  24. 24. HERION <ul><li>Big H, Brown Sugar, Dope, Junk, Smack </li></ul><ul><li>Can be injected, snorted/sniffed or smoked </li></ul><ul><li>All routes deliver the drug to the brain at a rapid rate. </li></ul><ul><li>Injecting the drug releases the drug directly into the bloodstream. </li></ul><ul><li>Derived from Morphine </li></ul><ul><li>THUS, IT IS A “DOWNER” or a depressant. </li></ul>
  25. 25. HERION: LONG TERM EFFECTS <ul><ul><li>Addiction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collapsed Veins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infection of the heat lining and valves </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liver Disease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Depressed Respiration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Dependence leading to painful withdrawal symptoms (bone pain, insomnia, diarrhea/vomiting, cold flashes and many other symptoms). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Major withdrawal symptoms peak between 48-72 hours and last about a week straight. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Withdrawal can be FATAL. </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. HERION SHORT TERM EFFECTS <ul><li>Heroin abuse symptoms begin to appear after a single dose. </li></ul><ul><li>Surge of euphoria “a rush” comes along with a warm flushing of the skin, dry mouth </li></ul><ul><li>Mental functioning becomes clouded due to the depression of the central nervous system. </li></ul><ul><li>Slow slurred speech, vomiting & constipation. </li></ul>
  27. 27. COCAINE <ul><li>Coke, Candy, Dust, Powder, White </li></ul><ul><li>Cocaine is a paste extracted from the leaves of a South American coca plant made into a white powder. </li></ul><ul><li>Often mixed with sugar, cornstarch, vitamins and flour. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be injected, smoked, sniffed or snorted. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Cocaine: Long Term Effects <ul><li>Extreme Agitation </li></ul><ul><li>Violent Mood Swings </li></ul><ul><li>Depression </li></ul><ul><li>Snorting cocaine can cause ulcerations in the mucous membrane of the nose resulting in nose bleeding. </li></ul><ul><li>Heart attacks, respiratory failure, strokes and seizures are common. </li></ul>
  29. 29. Cocaine: Short Term Effects <ul><li>Immediate sense of euphoria with increased energy. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually followed by agitation, depression, anxiety, paranoia and lack of appetite. </li></ul><ul><li>Cocaine is very potent and dangerous. </li></ul><ul><li>Short term effects are incredibly dangerous </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Heart attacks and seizures are a high risk. </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. CRACK COCAINE <ul><li>Crack is cocaine base that has not been neutralized by an acid to make the hydrochloride salt. </li></ul><ul><li>It comes in a rock crystal that is heated to produce vapors which are smoked. </li></ul><ul><li>The term ‘crack’ refers to the crackling sound produced by the rock as it is heated. </li></ul><ul><li>Users report being hooked after ONE use. </li></ul>
  31. 31. AND ONE YOU MAY HAVE FORGOT ABOUT
  32. 32. ALCOHOL
  33. 33. ALCOHOL <ul><li>Alcohol is created when grains, fruits or vegetables are fermented (a process that uses yeast or bacteria to change the sugars in food to alcohol) </li></ul><ul><li>It is absorbed into their bloodstream resulting in an effected central nervous system (which controls virtually ALL body functions). </li></ul>
  34. 34. ALCOHOL CONTINUED <ul><li>Based on your Body Mass Index, alcohol affects the body differently. </li></ul><ul><li>Ex: 160 lbs – after 2.5 drinks, your blood alcohol level has reached 0.08 % Making you liable for a DUI </li></ul><ul><li>MEN: The body can metabolize .5 oz per hour </li></ul><ul><li>WOMEN: The body can metabolize .25 oz per hour. </li></ul>
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