5 Types of Drugs

How they are harmful to our bodies

Stimulant

1.a. Speeds up the CNS.

b. Can lead to addiction and even death.

2. Example-Caffeine

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Depressants

1.a. Slows down the CNS.

b. Can cause fatigue, confusion, and depression.

2. Example-Alcohol

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Narcotics

1.a. Dulls senses and relieves pain

b. Easy to get addicted to, can lead to death.

2.Example-Heroin

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Hallucinogens

1.a. Alters perception, thoughts, and mood.

b. Strange/violent behavior,increase in heart rate or breathing.

2. Example-Bath Salts

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Inhalant

1.a. Fume/gas breathed in on purpose for the mind-altering effect.

b. Suffocation of lungs, addiction, death.

2. Example-Markers

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