5 Types of Drugs

How they are harmful to our bodies

Stimulants

1. They speed up your nervous system

2. Has the chance to get you addicted and possibly kill you

3. One example is nicotine which can be found in cigarettes

Depressants

1. Slows down central nervous system

2. Causes slowed heart rate and fatigue

3. One example is alcohol

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Narcotics

1. Dulls your senses and relieves pain

2. Can cause numbness and nausia

3. Heroin

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Hallucinogenics

1. Alters perception, thoughts and mood

2. Causes distorted, and dehydration

3. One example is peyote

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Inhalants

1. Gas that affects the mind when breathed in

2. Causes a lightheaded feeling, and the feeling of being drunk

3. One example is glue

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