Spring 2010 cocaine health katie

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Spring 2010 cocaine health katie

  1. 1. Cocaine<br />By:<br />Katie Lafferty<br />
  2. 2. How is it used?<br />Cocaine can be:<br />Snorted<br />Dissolved in water<br />Injected<br />Smoked<br />
  3. 3. Other Names:<br /><ul><li>Crack
  4. 4. Big C
  5. 5. Blow
  6. 6. Coke
  7. 7. Flake
  8. 8. Freebase</li></li></ul><li><ul><li> Lady
  9. 9. Nose Candy
  10. 10. Rock
  11. 11. Snow
  12. 12. Snowbirds
  13. 13. White Crack</li></li></ul><li>What Does It Look Like? <br /><ul><li>Chips
  14. 14. Chunks
  15. 15. Rocks
  16. 16. powder</li></li></ul><li>Short Term Effects:<br /><ul><li>dilated pupils
  17. 17. increased temperature
  18. 18. Heart rate
  19. 19. blood pressure</li></li></ul><li>Continued….<br /><ul><li>Insomnia
  20. 20. loss of appetite
  21. 21. feelings of restlessness and irritability
  22. 22. anxiety</li></li></ul><li>Long Term Effects<br /><ul><li>Aggressive paranoid behavior
  23. 23. Paranoia
  24. 24. When addicted individuals stop using cocaine, they often become depressed
  25. 25. ulceration of the mucous membrane of the nose</li></li></ul><li>0.6% of people have admitted to using cocaine!!!!<br />
  26. 26.
  27. 27. Resources Page:<br /><ul><li> http://www.drugfree.org/Portal/drug_guide/Cocaine
  28. 28. http://www.drugabuse.gov/infofacts/cocaine.html
  29. 29. http://www.drugabuse.gov/drugpages/cocaine.html
  30. 30. http://www.drugaddictiontreatment.ca/news.php?include=133996
  31. 31. http://www.oas.samhsa.gov/nsduh/2k7nsduh/gifs/Fig5-1.gif</li>

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