Drugs and Alcohol

By: Gaven Sra

3 Categories of Drugs

  • Stimulants (ex. cocaine)
  • Depressants (ex. marijuana depending on the strain)
  • Hallucinogens (ex. LSD)

ALCOHOL IS A DRUG! A drug is anything that affects the central nervous system (changes how you act, think, or feel).

QUICK FACTS ABOUT ALCOHOL

  • Binge drinking is 5 or more drinks on one occasion
  • There is no proven way to instantly sober up (but drinking water helps with this)
  • If someone is unresponsive after drinking alcohol, put them in the recovery position and call 911
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Signs of Alcohol Poisoning

  • Seizures
  • Vomiting
  • Dizzyness
  • Becoming unconscious