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High Life: Illegal Drugs and Conformity

high life CONFORMITY IN ILLEGAL DRUG USAGE SUMMARY OF CURRENT WORLD DRUG USUAGE 1 in 20 people between the ages of 15-64 use illegal drugs yearly Number of Users 200 - 177m 150 100 50 35m 16.5m - 17.5m - 16m MARIJUANA AMPHETAMINES 1 OUT OF 1,000 ILLEGAL DRUG USERS DIE EACH YEAR Gашsе. Cause Efető OF CONFORMITY OF CONFORMITY 4 STIMULANTS (cocaine, crystal meth, amphetamines) SHORT TERM LONG TERM increased violent behavior, amount of panic attacks, psychosis, mood swings TO FEEL GOOD energy New feelings, sensations and experiences OPIOIDS (heroin, Vicodin, Percocet, OxyContin) SHORT TERM LONG TERM depress your pulmonary issues, respiration pneumonia, collapsed veins, liver disease, heart infection TO FEEL BETTER Lessen anxiety, worries, fears, depression, and hopelessness V DEPRESSANTS (Ativan, Xanax, Klonopin) SHORT TERM LONG TERM slow brain function, sexual problems, sleep problems, breathing difficulties, chronic fatigue, depression, dizziness, loss of TO DO BETTER concentration, fatigue Improve athletic or cognitive performance O HALLUCINOGENS SHORT TERM LONG TERM psychological and paranoia, mood swings, outbursts of physical effects CURIOSITY Thrilling and daring behaviors / doing itbecause of others violence, extreme depression WHY DO TEENS DO DRUGS? STRESS OVER THE PAST 10 YEARS of teens reported that school stress is the primary reason for drug use. 73% teen drug abuse to solve problems teen drug abuse to have fun Only 7% of parents believe that teens might use drugs to cope with stress. SOCIAL ACCEPTANCE LOW SELF ESTEEM 65% 65% of teens reported that feeling cool is a motivator for drug abuse of teens reported that feeling better about themselves is a motivator for drug abuse MISINFORMATION of teens believe it's of teens mistakenly believe that abusing prescription drugs is safer than using okay to use prescription drugs not prescribed to them for an injury, illness or physical pain. 27% 30% street drugs EASY ACCESS TEEN ACCESS TO MARIJUANA TEEN ACCESS TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS Access within 1 day Access 40% 35% within 1 day Access Access within 1 hour within 1 hour 23% 19% WHERE DO THEY GET THEM? Most common source of alcohol, marijuana & cigarettes 34% CIGARETTES 29% 24% ALCOHOL FRIENDS MARIJUANA MARIJUANA 13% RX DRUGS 6% SCHOOL ALCOHOL 23% RX DRUGS 16% НОME EFFECTS OF DRUG ABUSE ON Tens Teenagers who smoked marijuana at least once a week: risk of anxiety 2x disorder Ž EMOTIONAL PROBLEMS Teenagers who smoked marijuana into adulthood: risk of anxiety 3x disorder i BEHAVIORAL CHANGES violent behavior joining gangs abusing other drugs stealing The younger a person is when they begin using drugs, the more likely they are to develop a substance abuse problem L ADDICTION AIDS Hepatitis B&C HIV & DISEASES • Changes in sexual desire Brain shrinkage & impaired learning abilities O BRAIN DAMAGE Amnesia & memory problems Impaired reasoning, perception & intuition Increased/ decreased socialization ~8% CAR ACCIDENTS of drivers who sustained injury or died in traffic accidents TESTED POSITIVE FOR THC 88 12 Keys REHAB samhsa.gove SaIoldo COCAINE INJECT DRUGS

High Life: Illegal Drugs and Conformity

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Teenagers often turn to drugs in their quest to "fit in." Unfortunately, this is an unhealthy behavior, and in their attempt to conform with society they may actually be fueling an addiction.


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