Teen Drug Use causes… Inability to focus which causes a drop in grades. Skin abrasions from out of the ordinary. Secretive phone calls, texting or emails to buy drugs.
Ways teens can get drugs… Stealing from the medical cabinet. Asking friends for drugs. Secretly leaving the house to go buy drugs from a drug dealer.
Causes of Teen Drug Use… Friends taking drugs. Peer pressure. People offering you drugs.
Types of drugs… Alcohol Marijuana Cocaine Morphine
Teens and Alcohol Teens who have tried alcohol/75% Teens who have not tried alcohol/25%
Pediatrician Description: People who deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. Education Required: 4 years of undergrad, 4 years of medical school and 3-8 years of internship Salary: $100,000 $169,000 $200,000 Related Careers: Dentist, Veterinarian and Chiropractor Relationship between Teen Drug Use-Pediatrician: They work with teens all the time and can tell if a teenis using drugs or not depending on their appearance andattitude .
High School Experience Attended River Hill High School from 2000- 2004 Allied Health Career Academy, 2000-2004 Must keep a “C” average or higher Pre-requisite is Biology 1 Provides the base knowledge of a pediatrician
University of Maryland Location: College Park Residential Tuition:$22,433 Non-Residential Tuition:$39,804 Pediatrics at the Harbor: Covers all information of care, from annual check-ups and preventive care to treating children with more medically complex conditions.
Community Service Big Brothers and Sisters-Pairs mentors and children in our university, where we helped inspire them to achieve their academic goals. HIV-AIDS Education - Help educate people on the realities of HIV and AIDS Habitat for Humanity - Provided houses to people with very little money and encouraging the other house owners in the area to help out their community by participating in building houses.