Dangers of drugs

What are the dangers from using drugs? - DrugScope

08:09 | Author: Nick Jenkins

Dangers of drugs
What are the dangers from using drugs? - DrugScope

Some people think everyone who takes drugs will end up dead. Others seem to think that drug use is not dangerous at all. The truth is somewhere in between.

There are many possible risks and dangers involved when using drugs. To fully understand potential risks and dangers you will need to think about drug, set and setting.

Sedative drugs like alcohol and heroin can lead to fatal overdose if a lot is taken. They can also affect co-ordination making accidents more likely. Use of sedatives can also lead to physical dependence and withdrawal symptoms while others drugs like cannabis cannot.

The drug experience and the expectations of the user are important.

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Drugs What You Should Know - KidsHealth

06:42 | Author: Emma Coleman

Dangers of drugs
Drugs What You Should Know - KidsHealth

Some drugs severely impair a person's ability to make healthy choices and decisions. Teens who drink, for example, are more likely to get involved in dangerous.

This is a designer drug created by underground chemists. It comes in powder, tablet, or capsule form. Ecstasy is a popular club drug among teens because it is widely available at raves, dance clubs, and concerts.

Street Names: roofies, roach, forget-me pill, date rape drug.

Amphetamines are stimulants that accelerate functions in the brain and body. They come in pills or tablets. Prescription diet pills also fall into this category of drugs.

Street Names: acid, blotter, doses, microdots.

Street Names: K, Special K, vitamin K, bump, cat Valium.

Street Names: XTC, X, Adam, E, Roll.

Addictiveness: When users come off GHB they may have withdrawal symptoms such as insomnia and anxiety.

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The Risks - National Anti-Drug Strategy

04:13 | Author: Kayla Henderson

Dangers of drugs
The Risks - National Anti-Drug Strategy

This section discusses the risks of using drugs illegally on various aspects of a person's life, including physical and mental health, relationships with family and.

Each country has its own laws about drugs. Some of these laws are much more strict than Canada's.

Physical dependence is an adaptive change in the body that occurs with regular drug use and results in withdrawal when the drug use is stopped.

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What are the risks?

Some variables which can affect the level of risk include:

Young people who use drugs illegally can disappoint their parents/guardians and friends.

When Canadians travel in other countries, they must follow the laws of that country.

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Drugs what are the risks? nidirect

02:04 | Author: Lauren Ross

Dangers of drugs
Drugs what are the risks? nidirect

But if you are going to talk to your child about the danger of drugs, you will need to know the facts. Find out about the risks involved in taking drugs.

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There are always risks involved when taking illegal drugs, and your child may not have thought of all of them. When you calmly talk through the situation with your child, you could outline the following possible dangers:

If a young child brings up the subject, ask gently what they know about 'drugs'. l them they can come to you whenever they have questions about drugs and you will answer. l them to let you know if anyone ever offers them drugs.

Research shows that children who feel they can talk to their parents about drugs will avoid taking them more than those who do not.

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The effects of drugs - Live Well - NHS Choices

12:15 | Author: Kayla Henderson

Dangers of drugs
The effects of drugs - Live Well - NHS Choices

Find out about the most commonly used illegal drugs in England and Wales, including cannabis, cocaine It is also dangerous to drive after taking cannabis.

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Yes, it is possible to become psychologically dependent on cannabis. And some people do experience withdrawal symptoms when they stop taking it. For information about coming off drugs, go to Drugs: getting help. You can also get help cutting down from the FRANK website.

I'm just wondering if anyone can give me any advice? I'm 17 and am the only one out of my friends who has never smoked cannibis.

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