Drugs

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Drug
A substance that has a physiological effect when injected or otherwise introduced into the body
Depressant
A substance that inhibits or slows down the central nervous system
Hallucinogen
drugs that affect a person's perceptions, sensations, thinking, self-awareness, and emotions
Inhalants
A medicine, solvent, or other material producing vapor that can be sniffed.
Narcotics
drugs from the opiate family, reduce pain and create a state of well-being
Prescription Drugs
A drug that is available only with written instructions from a doctor or dentist to a pharmacist
Steroids
manufactured testosterone, drugs that are usually taken to build muscle, enhance performance, and improve appearance
stimulants
a substance that raises levels of physiological or nervous activity in the body
Date Rape Drugs
Any substance that renders you incapable of saying no or asserting yourself and your needs can be used to commit rape
Cocaine
a stimulant, white powder or rock like crystal, increases energy, gives you the "high" feeling
Marijuana
cannabis, hallucinogen, depressant, or stimulant, that is a green and brown mixture of dried flowers, stems, seeds, and leaves
ketamine
considered a date rape drug that makes you unable to more or feel pain, known for the "k-hole"
prescription pain killers
relieve pain, attach to opioid receptors so it is no longer perceived of pain
ectasy
stimulant, hallucinogenic, that comes in small tablets of various sizes and colors, alters the mind make you feel confident or paranoid
heroin
an opiate that makes you high, gives you a "rush", sedation
GHB
a depressant that affects the central nervous system, increases energy levels
Rohypnol (roofies)
a olive green pill that slows down the central nervous system
Designer Drugs
Synthetic substances meant to imitate the effects of hallucinations and other dangerous drugs
Euphoria
a feeling of intense well-being or elation
Paranoia
an irrational suspiciousness or distrust of others

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