5 Types of Drugs

How they are harmful to our bodies

Stimulant

1a. They can speed up CNS.

1b. Can lead to addiction and death.

2. Example: Caffeine

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Depressants

1a. Slows down CNS.

1b. Decrease in activity.

2. Example: Alcohol

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Narcotics

1a. Dulls senses

1b. Causes numbness

2. Example: Heroin

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Hallucinogens

1a. Alters perception, thoughts, and mood.


1b. Cause distorted visual perception.

2. Example: Peyote

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Inhalants

1a. Causes lightheadedness

1b. Causes dizziness

2. Example: Glue

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