drugs: examples, types, and reasons etc

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  • 1. These are example of using drugs:

2. Drugs is a substance which may have medicinal, intoxicating, performance enhancing or other effects when taken or put into a human body or the body of another animal. 3. Types of Drugs Medicinal Drugs 4. Types of Drugs Recreational Drugs 5. What are the reasons why people abuse DRUGS? 6. Reasons Why People Abuse Drugs: They think they can gain acceptance from their peers. To be more like their friends. Curiosity, boredom. Wanting to take a risk. Trying to get attention. Trying to escape a problem. 7. Common Problems: Conflict Unsatisfied needs Unrealistic expressions Poor health 8. Common Problems: Emotional-social difficulties Broken homes Financial problems Parents are too busy Inferiority complex 9. Positive Ways of Facing Daily Problems: Promptly identify daily problems. Consult reliable sources for opinions. Recognize your own strengths and weaknesses. Analyze problems. Act by using the plan that seems to work best. Learn to live with the solution. 10. Positive Ways of Facing Daily Problems: Develop a consistent and constructive code by: Fulfilling obligation to yourself Caring for the body Observing good mental health practices Doing responsibilities to others 11. Positive Ways of Facing Daily Problems: Learn to accept a moderate amount of anxiety and frustration as normal. Make a decision not to abuse amphetamines or other drugs as mean of escaping problems. 12. STIMULANTS 13. Stimulants Increase activity in the central nervous system. 14. Examples of Stimulants 15. AMPHETAMINES 16. Examples of Stimulants: 1. Amphetamines 2. Cocaine 3. Caffeine 4. Shabu 5. Nicotine 6. Ecstacy 17. Amphetamines Commonly known as speed. produces increased wakefulness and focus in association with decreased fatigue and appetite. 18. Amphetamines Common medical names: Benzedrine Methedrine Dexedrine Biphetamine Methampetamine 19. Amphetamines Common names: Bennies Whites Co-pilots Speed Crystal meth Dixes Heart Black beauties Black birds Black mollies Bumblebees Cartwheels Chalks Jellybabies Hearts Greenies crossroads 20. Amphetamines 21. Reasons for Amphetamine Abuse To get a high feeling to stay awake Relief from fatigue Obtain relief from depression To keep them active and alert Weight reduction 22. Medical Uses of Amphetamine Treat narcolepsy Depress appetite Control hyperkinesis Stimulate suffering Counteract fatigue Speeding up body processes Treat nasal congestion. 23. Effects of Amphetamine Psychological dependance Tolerance to the drug Amphetaminic psychosis Affect personality Affect social standing Affect responisibilities 24. COCAINE 25. Cocaine Most powerful stimulant. freebase and crack are all forms of cocaine. 26. Methods: 27. Effects of Cocaine to the: Heart Brain Lungs and respiratory system. Gastrointestinal tract Kidneys Sexual function 28. Caffeine 29. Caffeine acts as a natural pesticide most commonly used psychoactive drug in the world. acts as a central nervous system stimulant. 30. Effects of Caffeine Cold hands Muscles tensing up Feelings of excitement Increased heart beat Alertness Sinuses clearing 31. Nicotine 32. Nicotine named after the tobacco plant ''Nicotiana tabacum Addictive especially in tobacco. 33. Positive Effects of Nicotine enhances brain activity and concentration improves cognitive processing Improves persons memory 34. Negative Effects of Nicotine Addictive Increases blood pressure and heart rate Constricts arteries 35. Shabu 36. Shabu Known as poor mans cocaine, shabs, ubas, S, siopao, sha & ice. can be smoked, snorted, injected, or simply dissolved in a liquid, 37. Effects of Shabu Lost of appetite Psychotic reactions, destructive behavior, recklessness. Chest pains Irregular hearbeat Hypertension Convulsion Death 38. Ecstacy 39. Ecstacy MDMA (methylenedioxy- methamphetamine). It is a synthetic, mind-altering drug that acts both as a stimulant and a hallucinogenic. XTC, X, E, Adam, Eve, clarity, hug, beans, love drug, lovers' speed, peace, uppers, Molly 40. Effects of Ecstacy Physiological: Confusion Depression Sleep Problem Anxiety Paranoia 41. Effects of Ecstacy Physical: Music tension Involuntary teeth clenching Nausea Blurred Vision Faintness Chills Increase in heart rate, blood pressure