Illegal Drugs

BAD FOR THE BODY

Stimulants

1) Speeds up your heart rate and breathing.


2) Causes addiction and death.


Types = Caffeine, Nicotine, Cocaine, Crack.

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Depressents

1) Slows the CNS (Central Nervous System) down.


2) Causes decrease in activity.


Type = Alcohol

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Narcotics

1) Dulls your senses and relives pain.


2) Causes numbness.


Type = Heroine

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Inhalants

1) Causes a mind-altering affect.


2) Causes you to be light-headed.


Type = Gasoline

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Hallucinogens

1) Alters your thoughts and moods.


2) Causes distorted visual perception.


Type = LSD (acid).

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