Illegal drugs that are found mostly in
nightclubs or at raves.
These drugs make people feel more relaxed
 Rohypnol- known as “date rape” drug
 Ketamine- “special k”
These drugs are made in home labs and they
are mixed with other harmful chemicals
This means a person who uses club drugs never
knows what exactly is in them.
Ecstasy users may experience
Tingly skin, clenched jaws
Increases the heart rate and body temp.
 This damages organs
Make a person feel anxious and paranoid
Makes a persons blood pressure drop
User feels dizzy and very sleepy
Blackouts and memory loss
Loss of consciousness
 A person slipped this drug usually will not remember what
 This is why it is called the date rape drug….a major crime.
Deadly if abused
 Causes hallucinations
 Memory loss
 A small overdose can cause death
 Many teens die from using this drug.
Drugs that get rid of pain and dull senses
 Ex. Morphine and codeine
 Both are used as medicine, both are very addictive
Heroin is a narcotic
 Taken through an injection in arm or between toes.
 Gives the user an instant high or feeling of happiness.
 Once the drug wears off, user experiences nausea, stomach
cramps, and vomiting.
 People need larger amounts very quickly, so it is easy to
 HIV and AIDS can occur due to many heroin users sharing
 Can be very addictive and withdrawal symptoms are very
Drugs that distort moods, thoughts, and senses
 Creates imaginary images in the users mind
 Less sensitive to pain
 Confused and disoriented
 Some people become violent
Vapors of chemicals that are sniffed or inhaled to get
a high
 Most come from household products
 Ex. Bleach, cleaning liquids, glue
 Causes nausea, dizziness, mental confusion, loss of
motor skills
 When inhaled it goes straight to the brain
Make muscles grow faster and larger
Your body already makes steroids to help you grow and
develop Artificial steroids contain fake hormones
Hard time controlling anger
 “roid rage”
in males the testicles can shrink
 Also stunt overall growth
In females- effects production of estrogen
 This results in a deeper voice, excess facial hair, masculine
looking body
In both males and females
 Heart disease, high blood pressure, strokes, cancer, sterile, hair
loss, liver damage, depression and severe acne
If a pregnant female is using drugs, alcohol or
tobacco can:
Give birth to a low weight baby
 Brain problems for baby
 Hurt the baby’s development
If drugs are injected while pregnant the baby
can be infected with the HIV virus as well as
the mother.

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