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Drugs & Alcohol

Post on 27-Jun-2015



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  • 1. Drugs & Alcohol

2. Why does someone try drugs and alcohol ?

    • One reason often heardfrom people using drugs is that they do drugs to feel good
    • Depression
    • They think its popular
    • People think it helps with stress drugs dont help fix stress problems
    • See other people do it
    • They heard that marijuana has been legalized in some states. Marijuana is illegal throughout the United States.
    • Peer Pressure

3. Alcohol Beverage Warning Label Evaluation

    • GOVERNMENT WARNING: (1) According to the Surgeon general, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects. (2) Consumption of alcoholic beverages impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, and may cause health problems.

4. Age of drinking Alcohol

    • Today the age of drinking alcohol is 21
    • it used to be 18,19 now it is 21
    • If you buy alcohol you will be asked to see your ID so dont lie about your age
    • Underage drinking is illegal

5. Consequences of smoking

    • Lung cancer
    • Lungs turn black
    • Hard to quit
    • Rotten your teeth
    • Mouth cancer
    • Emphysema

6. Medicine/Drugs

    • Dont take anybody's medicine especially if it is not prescribed to you
    • Dont take medicine with alcohol
    • If you take illegal drugs you will be in prison for a year
    • Dont take medicine without talking to your doctor
    • Some medicines have side effects

7. Illegal Drugs

    • Meth
    • Marijuana
    • Prescription drug abuse
    • Crack
    • Cocaine
    • Steroids
    • Ketamine
    • GHB
    • Inhalants
    • Alcohol
    • Ecstasy
    • Smoking

8. Why You should not drive after an alcoholic beverage?

    • Because you brain is not thinking straight
    • it is illegal
    • You could get in a car wreck/kill yourself or someone
    • It impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, and may cause health problems