NO!! TO DRUG

It kills you slowly

Stimulants

  • Speeds up Central Nervous system (Brain and spinal cord)
  • Also known as "uppers"
  • Causes heart rate and breathing to speed up; can become very jittery, shaky, and paranoid.
  • It comes in clear crystals or powder and easily dissolves in water or alcohol.

Depressants

  • Decreases function of brain and respiration
  • Also known as "downers"
  • Causes drowsiness, Relaxed muscles, Slurred speech, confusion ,poor concentration and lowered heart rate.
  • Depressants are substances which slow down the normal function of the central nervous system.

Inhalants

  • Breathable chemical- common household products
  • Acts like a depressant
  • Also known as "whippets"
  • Some art or office supplies, such as correction fluid, felt-tip marker fluid, and electronic contact cleaner

Narcotics

  • Drugs which contain opium or opium substitutes.
  • Legal narcotics are given by doctor to relieve severe pain.
  • If you stop taking narcotics, your body goes through the effects of withdrawal.
  • Narcotics are highly addictive because they change the chemistry of the brain: they decrease the perception of pain and alter the body’s reaction to pain.

Hallucinogens

  • Mind-altering drugs.
  • Causes hallucinations, flashbacks,& visual/auditory breakdowns.
  • Hallucinogens work by disrupting how your nerve cells and the neurotransmitter serotonin interact throughout the brain and spinal cord.
  • Hallucinogens are drugs that distort the way you perceive reality

Medicines

  • Any safe, effective drug used to cure or treat illness, disease or injury.
  • FDA ( Food and Drug administration) determines the safety and effectiveness of over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription drugs.
  • The essential medicines list is an inventory of medicines that treat pressing global health concerns.
  • Medicines are identified through an evidence-based process and quality, safety, efficacy and cost-effectiveness are key selection criteria.