The Dangers of Drugs for Dummies

Its the little thing that makes a difference

Don't risk it!

Think drugs are an attractive thing? If you said yes to this question think again! Take a look at this woman after 4 years of taking drugs and smoking. It's not worth taking the risk that she took.
drug addicted babies

Drug abused Infants

This video below shows a newborn baby with drug addiction. Don't let this happen to your infant or newborn. This baby is drug abused from its mother because she did drugs. Watch this video to find out more.

Hallucinogens

What is a hallucinogen you may ask? a hallucinogen is a magic mushroom that you can't eat or a chemical that can cause you to have a problem. Also, Angel dust is a hallucinogen that could confuse your mind and cause you to have problems such as; visual break downs, where someone sees something that is not really there. Or an auditory breakdown when you hear something that is not really there.

Steroids

Do you think steroids make you look stronger. Not! this man did a body building contest and took steroids and became huge. if this man were to stop taking steroids, his muscles would turn and become fat. For men, they can grow breasts. And for women, they could grow facial hair and there voices could deepen.

Inhalents

Some examples of Inhalants are:

  • Breathable chemicals which are also known as "whippets"
  • They cause speech problems,
  • Dizziness,
  • Nausea,
  • Throwing up
  • Becoming unconscious,
  • Brain damage.

Depressants

What! Is this the great depression all over again! How upsetting. Some examples of depressants are:

  • Brain problems(Trouble functioning)
  • They are also known as "Downers"
  • Relaxed muscles
  • Speech problems
  • Poor concentration
  • Decreasing heart rate

Stimulants

Stimulants can cause all sorts of central nervous system problems which are known to be "Uppers". Some examples could be deadly such as:

  • Methamphetamine (Ecstasy)
  • Causes you to become paranoid
  • The Central nervous system could speed up
  • Could cause you to become jittery, or shaky.

Medicines (The Good Ones)

Medicine is what we use to cure a fever or it could also be a dangerous thing to take as well. The FDA determines safety of OTC medicines or prescriptions. Some common medicines are

  • Tylenol
  • Aspirin
  • Robitussin
  • Antibiotics or cold and flu medications