How is the drug taken into the body?
Orally and ingested into the stomach and intestine
How does the drug affect the body?
Short term- vomiting, slurred speech, breathing difficulties
Long term- nerve damage,stroke, liver disease
Signs of abuse
- relax or de-stress
- neglecting work, home, school
- using it in dangerous physical situations, ie drunk driving
Dependent > No control, blackouts problems
Addiction > personal relationships and social standing are affected