Class Summary - Today we continued the drug abuse presentations. Alcohol will be touched on today and continued in a later chapter.:
Today we continued our presentations on drug abuse
Alcohol (I will also have several lessons next week on alcohol) Slang Names - Booze, Hooch, Cold One, Moonshine, Chug, Jack Juice, Hard Stuff How its Made / Where it Comes From - Fermentation of Grains / Grapes / Berries and Fruit Drug Classification - Depressant How its Put Into the Body - Most often drank, Eyeshots, Inhaled, Injected, enemas Tampons Effects on the Body - Blackout, Cirrhosis of the Liver, Coma, Weight Gain, Cancers, Alcohol Poisoning, Vomiting, Depression, Slowed Reflexes, Loss of Inhibitions / Self Control, Dehydration, Slowed Brain Activity, Loss of Judgement, Liver Disease
Methamphetamine: Slang Names - Speed, Meth, Crystal, Crank, Chalk, Crypto How it is made / where it comes from - Illegal labs made from common household chemicals Drug Classification - Stimulant How it is put into the body - Smoked, Injected, Snorted, Swallowed Effects on the body - Bad teeth, scabs from picking 'bugs under the skin', dilated pupils, paranoia, extreme weight loss, aggression, coma, death, EXTREME ADDICTION, Brain damage, stroke, anxiety, psychosis etc.
Homework - None
Objectives - Students will understand the dangers to our bodies from alcohol and methamphetamine.