Substance Use
Alcohol
Marijuana
Vaping
Prescription Drugs/Opioids
100

Name 3 reasons why teens use alcohol or drugs.

Experimentation, curiosity, availability, boredom, to fit in, to look cool, peer pressure, to relieve stress, to escape, social media

100

Name one way alcohol can effect your behavior and one way alcohol can effect your mood.

- Aggression/violence

- Coordination/balance

- Act impulsively

- Angry/sad/anxious

100

What are the components in marijuana?

THC and CBD

100

What is the addictive chemical in vape products?

Nicotine

100

What is an opioid?

An opioid is a classification of drug. They are used to alleviate pain.

200

Name one risk factor that increases your risk for addiction.

- Family history/genes

- Mental health concerns

- Early age drug use

- Social/environmental factors

200

Why is alcohol a depressant?

It slows down your body's functions:

- Thinking

- Breathing

- Heart rate

- Coordination

200

What are the proven benefits of CBD?

There are no proven benefits.

200

How are vape products targeted toward kids?

They advertise on social media, celebrities endorse the products, flavorings, easy to hide devices

200

What is one example of an opioid drug?

Prescription drugs (used to treat pain), fentanyl, heroin

300

How do alcohol and drugs permanently affect the brain?

They change the way your brain develops.

It affects:

- Memory

- Decision-making

- Thinking and reasoning

- Ability to learn

300

What is binge drinking?

Drinking 5+ (men) or 4+ (women) drinks in two hours.

300

What are the side effects of marijuana use?

- Thinking and focus impairments

- Memory problems

- No motivation

- Perception changes

- Lower IQ

300

What is thirdhand smoke?

Smoke that lingers on furniture, clothing, surfaces, rugs

300

Why shouldn't you drive while taking opioids?

Many opioids can cause drowsiness, tiredness, impaired motor skills/judgment/reaction times

400

Define tolerance.

Needing more of the drug to feel the same effect.

400

What are long-term effects of drinking alcohol?

- Dependency

- Mental health problems

- Memory and thinking impairments

- Liver and kidney disease

- Heart issues

400

Marijuana wax is up to 80% stronger than leaf marijuana. Explain why this is dangerous.

Since it's more concentrated, or stronger, there is an increased risk of experiencing a psychotic episode, hallucinations/paranoia, anxiety, mood swings, etc.

400

What are long-term health effects of vaping?

- Breathing difficulties

- Thinking and memory problems

- Cancers

- Dependence

400

Why do doctors limit the amount of opioids drugs they prescribe to patients?

Opioids can be very addicting and can lead to dependency very quickly if not taken appropropriately.

500

What is the Good Samaritan Law?

This law protects underage users from any legal consequences when calling 911 for help if someone is hurt or sick.

500

How do advertisements/the media contribute to positive messaging about alcohol use?

- Celebrities endorse products

- Song lyrics make it fun

- Look or sound fun/attractive

- Everyone drinks

- You don't fit in if you don't do it

500

What are the proven benefits of medical marijuana?

There are no proven benefits.

500

Why are flavorings in vapes not safe to inhale (even if they're safe to eat)?

*Don't just say "chemicals"*

It's safe to eat because our digestive systems break it down.

It's not safe to inhale because there are harmful chemicals that can cause damage to our lungs. Our lungs are unable to break these products down.

500

How can you misuse prescription drugs?

- Taking more than prescribed

- Taking someone else's prescription/not prescribed to you

- Using it for reasons other than prescribed

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