Just Say No!

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by malloryj
Last updated 4 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health
Grade:
3

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Just Say No!

JUST SAY NO!!

Why Should You Say No?

Alcohol- Alcohol is bad for you because it impairs your coordination, reactions, mental process. Alcohol travels through your bloodstream and can effect your muscles, liver, kidneys and brain in a negative way. Tobacco- Tabacco is highly addictive. Once you have started using tobacco, it is extremely difficult to stop. Tobacco detroys your immune system and can cause issues almost every organ in your body. Tobacco can also cause cancer. Drugs- There are several types of "drugs." Drugs are very addictive and can cause all sorts of different things to happen to your body. Drugs can cause blood clots, internal bleeding, hallucinations, and brain damage.

-Drugs, Alcohol, and Tabacco are BAD for you. -Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco cause you to act differently than you normally would. -Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco effect your decision making skills. -Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco are addictive.

Why Are These Substances " Bad" ?

How Serious is Substance Abuse?

-51.8% of the U.S. population aged 12 or older are current drinkers of alcohol.-27.4% of the U.S population aged 12 or older are current (past month) users of a tobacco product. -8.9% of the U.S. population aged 12 or older would meet the diagnostic criteria for a drug or alcohol use disorder (substance use disorder). This was an estimated 22.1 million persons.-Drug abuse kills about 200,000 people worldwide each year, according to a new United Nations (UN) report.

By: Mallory Jackson

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