5 Types of Drugs

Dalton Clark

Inhalants

1. Inhalant use can cause damage to the heart, kidneys, brain, liver, bone marrow and other organs.

2. Inhalants starve the body of oxygen and force the heart to beat irregularly and more rapidly.

3. Ex. Cocaine

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Stimulants

1. Stimulants, after being abused can cause depression.

2. Stimulants are very addictive, and using too many in a short amount of time can cause many harmful effects to mental and physical health.

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Depressants

1. Slow down your brain functions

2. Can cause long term nerve and or brain damage.

3. ex. Alcohol

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Hallucinogens

1. Alters perception of reality.

2.Alters ability to communicate.

3. LSD

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Narcotics

1. Can cause nausea

2. Can cause constipation

3. Ex Morphine

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