Secret Drug Test
Information to help keep your home and children drug free.
EDUCATE YOURSELF
Learn The Facts
• Kids begin using drugs and drinking as
early as 9.
• Everyone is at risk of becoming a drug
addict, even...
Learn The Risks
• The earlier use begins, the more likely
addiction will occur.
• Children who drink are 8X more likely to...
DRUGS
A drug is a substance which may
have medicinal, intoxicating, performance enhancing or other effects
when taken or p...
Marijuana
• Marijuana is the most
widely used illicit drug
in the U.S.
• Marijuana is most
commonly smoked by
using rollin...
Inhalants
• Inhalants are
substances that are
huffed or sniffed.
They give users an
immediate rush or
high.
• Inhalants ar...
Amphetamines
• Amphetamines are
very addictive pills or
capsules that
accelerate brain
functions.
• Amphetamines are
also ...
Benzodiazepines
• Xanax, valium and
klonopin are the most
commonly abused
benzodiazepines.
• Benzodiazepines are
commonly ...
Hydrocodone and Oxycodone
• Other names are
hydros, oxyies, blue
bombers, roxies and
perks.
• Pain pills are
expensive and...
LSD
• LSD is a
hallucinogenic drug.
• Names LSD is known
by are acid, blotter,
dots, sugar and many
other names that
refer...
SOURCE: National Survey of American
Attitudes on Substance Abuse XVII: Teens
About one third of U.S. high school
students...
Cocaine/Crack
• Cocaine/Crack is a
powerful stimulant that
is highly addictive.
• Street names for
cocaine are blow, coke,...
Heroin
• Heroin is a highly
addictive drug derived
from morphine,
known as
diamorphine.
• Heroin is also known
as H, Big H...
Methamphetamine
• Methamphetamine is
a highly addictive
stimulant.
• Other names for
methamphetamine
are glass, meth,
cran...
Methadone
• Methadone is a
powerful pain killer.
• Use can lead to
psychological depend
ence.
• Other names for
methadone ...
Learn the Warning Signs of Addiction
1) A sudden change of friends
2) Staying out hours past curfew and/or
sneaking out of...
Over the Counter Drug Abuse is
REAL and Very Dangerous
 Robitussin, NyQuil and similar cough and
cold medicines contain d...
Designer and Club Drugs
Club drugs are popular with
teenagers and young adults.
These drugs are normally used at
clubs, ba...
Ecstasy
• Ecstasy is a
stimulant, designer
drug that can cause
hallucinations.
• Other names for
ecstasy include X, E
and ...
Ketamine
• Ketamine is an
anesthetic used in
human anesthesia
and veterinary
medicine.
• Ketamine is
sometimes called
spec...
GHB
• GHB is known by many
names including cherry
meth, easy lay, G,
Georgia homeboy, G-
riffick, liquid ecstasy (not
the ...
Spice/K2 or Synthetic Marijuana
• Synthetic marijuana is
sold under many
names, including K2,
Spice, fake weed,
Yucatan Fi...
Bath Salts
• Bath Salts can be
snorted, taken orally,
smoked or injected.
• Some of the effects of
bath salts include
para...
Salvia
• Salvia is now illegal and
not as readily available as
it was a couple of years
ago.
• Salvia can be ingested by
e...
Rohypnol
• Rohypnol is a powerful
sedative not legally
available for prescription in
the United States.
• Rohypnol is a pi...
Talk to Your Teen
 Research shows that parents are the biggest influence
on children.
 Let your teen know that you expec...
Visit Secret Drug Test for more information about teens and
substance abuse.
Learn what to do if you suspect your teen is ...
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What Parents with Teens Need to Know

  1. 1. Secret Drug Test Information to help keep your home and children drug free.
  2. 2. EDUCATE YOURSELF
  3. 3. Learn The Facts • Kids begin using drugs and drinking as early as 9. • Everyone is at risk of becoming a drug addict, even your child. • You are responsible for keeping your child away from drugs. • More than half of High School seniors have used illicit drugs.
  4. 4. Learn The Risks • The earlier use begins, the more likely addiction will occur. • Children who drink are 8X more likely to use illegal substances. • Divorce and family conflict put kids at a higher risk for substance use. • Children lacking social skills are at high risk for substance use.
  5. 5. DRUGS A drug is a substance which may have medicinal, intoxicating, performance enhancing or other effects when taken or put into a human body.
  6. 6. Marijuana • Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the U.S. • Marijuana is most commonly smoked by using rolling papers to roll a joint or putting it into a pipe or bong. • Other names for marijuana are weed, pot, grass, green, chronic, Mary Jane, herb and blunt
  7. 7. Inhalants • Inhalants are substances that are huffed or sniffed. They give users an immediate rush or high. • Inhalants are also known as rush, poppers, snappers and whippets. • Substances that can be inhaled are gasoline, paint thinners, glue, paint, cool whip, markers and anything in an aerosol can. • Dust Off has become a deadly favorite.
  8. 8. Amphetamines • Amphetamines are very addictive pills or capsules that accelerate brain functions. • Amphetamines are also called speed, uppers, speeders, addies, and dexies. • Prescription diet pills and ADD/ADHD medicines are amphetamines. • Amphetamines can be swallowed, snorted or injected.
  9. 9. Benzodiazepines • Xanax, valium and klonopin are the most commonly abused benzodiazepines. • Benzodiazepines are commonly called benzos, footballs, blues and xanxies. • Benzodiazepines must be prescribed by a doctor and are swallowed.
  10. 10. Hydrocodone and Oxycodone • Other names are hydros, oxyies, blue bombers, roxies and perks. • Pain pills are expensive and long time abuse oftentimes leads to heroin addiction (it is much cheaper). • The most commonly misused are vicodin, lortab, norco, lorcet, percocet, roxicet, percodan and oxyCONTIN.
  11. 11. LSD • LSD is a hallucinogenic drug. • Names LSD is known by are acid, blotter, dots, sugar and many other names that refer to the specific design on it. • LSD is taken orally. • LSD can be painted on paper (called blotter) or put in sugar cubes. It also comes in small pills (called microdots) or mixed with gelatin (called window pane). There is a liquid form as well.
  12. 12. SOURCE: National Survey of American Attitudes on Substance Abuse XVII: Teens About one third of U.S. high school students say they have a friend who abuses prescription or over-the-counter drugs Teens estimated that 47% of classmates drink alcohol 1 in 5 of them meets the medical criteria for addiction About a third say a friend abuses prescription or over-the-counter drugs Children who are left home alone overnight are about twice as likely to have used alcohol or marijuana and three times as likely to have used tobacco, compared to kids who are not left home alone Deaths caused by drug overdose now outnumber traffic fatalities in the US
  13. 13. Cocaine/Crack • Cocaine/Crack is a powerful stimulant that is highly addictive. • Street names for cocaine are blow, coke, snow, Charlie powder, crack and rock. • Crack is a rock form of cocaine that is smoked, usually in a glass pipe. • Cocaine is the powder form and can be snorted or injected. • Use can cause stroke, cardiac arrest and death.
  14. 14. Heroin • Heroin is a highly addictive drug derived from morphine, known as diamorphine. • Heroin is also known as H, Big H, junk, smac, horse, brown, blacktar, dope and brown sugar. • Heroin is normally a white or brown powder. It can be snorted, smoked or injected.
  15. 15. Methamphetamine • Methamphetamine is a highly addictive stimulant. • Other names for methamphetamine are glass, meth, crank, chalk, fire, and crystal. • Methamphetamine can be taken orally, smoked, snorted or injected.
  16. 16. Methadone • Methadone is a powerful pain killer. • Use can lead to psychological depend ence. • Other names for methadone are dones, dollies and fizzies. • Methadone were also called wafers at one time because they were made in 40mg tablets that were big.
  17. 17. Learn the Warning Signs of Addiction 1) A sudden change of friends 2) Staying out hours past curfew and/or sneaking out of the house 3) Quitting hobbies and favorite activities 4) Being secretive about phone calls 5) Not wanting to say where they are going or where they have been 6) A rather drastic change in personality and/or appearance 7) Skipping and/or failing classes 8) Money, valuables and/or medicines are missing from your homeEducate Yourself ! Learn the Signs of Addiction.
  18. 18. Over the Counter Drug Abuse is REAL and Very Dangerous  Robitussin, NyQuil and similar cough and cold medicines contain dextromethorphan. When taken in large doses it causes hallucinations that can last up to 6 hours.  Motion sickness pills such as dimenhydrinate (Dramamine) and diphenhydramine (Benadryl) causes hallucinations when taken in extremely large doses.  Pseudoephedrine is a nasal decongestant and stimulant found in many cold medicines. It is similar to amphetamines.  Energy drinks and medicines containing caffeine are abused for the energy given.
  19. 19. Designer and Club Drugs Club drugs are popular with teenagers and young adults. These drugs are normally used at clubs, bars, parties and concerts. Designer drugs are similar to known hallucinogens or narcotics. However, they are made illegally from a range of chemicals.
  20. 20. Ecstasy • Ecstasy is a stimulant, designer drug that can cause hallucinations. • Other names for ecstasy include X, E and XTC. • Ecstasy is popular at clubs and parties known as raves. • Ecstasy comes in a pill or tablet form that is swallowed, or a powder form which is snorted.
  21. 21. Ketamine • Ketamine is an anesthetic used in human anesthesia and veterinary medicine. • Ketamine is sometimes called special K. • It can cause terrifying experiences. • Ketamine is manufactured in an injectable liquid, but is generally evaporated into a powder that is snorted or swallowed.
  22. 22. GHB • GHB is known by many names including cherry meth, easy lay, G, Georgia homeboy, G- riffick, liquid ecstasy (not the same as the drug ecstasy), liquid E, liquid X, salty dog, salty water, scoop, soap, juice, and lollipops. • GHB is often taken at clubs, raves and parties. Users say it enhances the experience. • Mixing GHB with alcohol can be deadly.
  23. 23. Spice/K2 or Synthetic Marijuana • Synthetic marijuana is sold under many names, including K2, Spice, fake weed, Yucatan Fire, Skunk and Moon Rocks among others. • Spice is a herbal mixture that produces effects similar to marijuana. • These products could recently be purchased legally at gas stations, head shops across the Internet. • They are mislabeled and deadly.
  24. 24. Bath Salts • Bath Salts can be snorted, taken orally, smoked or injected. • Some of the effects of bath salts include paranoia, chest pain, hallucinations and suicidal thoughts and behavior. • There are numerous names for bath salts including ivory wave, purple wave, vanilla sky and bliss.
  25. 25. Salvia • Salvia is now illegal and not as readily available as it was a couple of years ago. • Salvia can be ingested by extracting juice from it’s leaves, chewing fresh leaves, or smoking it as one does marijuana. • Salvia kills. • Salvia has a psychedelic- like effect causing changes in perception, mood, and sensation. Feelings of detachment and a highly modified perception of reality make Salvia very dangerous.
  26. 26. Rohypnol • Rohypnol is a powerful sedative not legally available for prescription in the United States. • Rohypnol is a pill that is swallowed, dissolved in a drink or snorted. • Other names rohypnol is known by are Roofies, Rope, Ruffies, The forget pill, Rophies, Rib and R2. • Rohypnol is often called the date rape drug. • Rohypnol can cause blackouts, difficulty speaking and moving and complete loss of memory.
  27. 27. Talk to Your Teen  Research shows that parents are the biggest influence on children.  Let your teen know that you expect him to stay drug free.  Talk about drug abuse and the causes of addiction.  Discuss drugged and buzzed driving and the consequences of getting into a car with such a driver.  Ask your teen what he thinks about taking prescription medicine which was not prescribed to him.  Allow your teen to be honest, without fear of you becoming upset or angry.
  28. 28. Visit Secret Drug Test for more information about teens and substance abuse. Learn what to do if you suspect your teen is using drugs and get our free e-book for help with tips and advice on talking to your children about drugs and alcohol.

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