Steriods are NOT cool!
By:Paige Adams and Emmalee Shanahan
5 Facts about Steriods
1.The majority of steroid users tend to be young male athletes.
3.Come in a tablet (pill), liquid, gel, or cream form.
5.Steroids are not only an illegal drug it is also a prescription your doctor can give to you to help repair tissues.
But an Anabolic steroid cost about 100 dollars...
What can happen to you!
DO NOT TAKE STERIODS! UNLESS YOU WANT THIS TO HAPPEN TO YOU!
Graph of major league baseball players..........
A team of major league baseball players think that steroid help them win and make them do better. BUT THEY DONT!!!
Truth About Steroids!!!
Some consequences of Steroids are....
-2,000- 100,000 dollar fine
-2- 25 year prison term
-receive a criminal record
-lead difficulties to receive a job, insurance, travel, and credit cards...
What to do instead of doing Steriods......
Instead of doing steroids or any drug play sports or do outside activities!!
SEE A MOVIE
Go see a movie with a couple of friends instead of doing steroids!!
HANG OUT WITH FRIENDS
Instead of doing steroids hang out with a couple of friends and have them stay the night or even go do an activity with them...
This is a TRUE story......
Aaron Henry was 13 when he started taking Steroids.....
He wanted to gain strength for football. After four years of using Steroids Aaron was 5'9" and weighed 210 pounds! Aaron then had gained height and weight but that was not all the Steroids gave Aaron...
He then experienced vomiting, liver and kidney damage, a mild heart attack, and had an aggressive persionality. Aaron was only aware of Steroids positive effects. He was not aware of the side effects and health risk.....
Do you think he learned his lesson?
HOW STEROIDS ARE ADDICITING
HOW ITS DONE
Places to get Help.....
Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) East Office
4837 1st Ave SE Ste 206
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Pathways Behavioral Services
315 North Main
Allison, IA 50602
Out of state
Apex Physician Group
145 NW Central Park Plaza Suite #113
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
Phone: (772) 333-2199
NAMES/ STREET NAMES
- Gym Candy
Short Term Effects
-Increased heart rate
-Increased blood pressure
-Tightness in the muscles
Long Term Effects
- Growth Defects
- Kidney, liver, cancer Problems
- Heart Disease
- Eating disorder
- Elevated cholesterol
- Episodes of rage
- "Fact Sheet: Side Effects of Steroid Use." ABC News. ABC News Network, 17 Mar. 2005. Web. 22 Apr. 2014. <http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/Health/story?id=587722>.
- "Side EFfects of Steroids." N.p., n.d. Web. <http://www.teenbodybuilding.com/derek4.htm>.
- "Steroid Article." N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Apr. 2014. <http://alcoholism.about.com/od/steroids/a/steroids.htm>.
- Teen Health Book 7th Grade
- Steroids Library Book