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During which stage of the body's stress response are hormones released?
Moderate levels of stress can increase concentration
During which stage of the body's stress response does your body adapt to the stressor and you become irritable?
What is positive stress?
stress that causes you to perform better or get things done
Moving to a new school district is an example of an environmental problem
What is negative stress?
Stress that prevents you from doing something or functioning in your every day life
If you have tried all of your usual coping mechanisms but still feel stressed out what should you do?
Talk to a trusted adult
A __________ is a way of dealing with or handling stress
Stress is always bad for you.
the ability to recover from life's difficulties and bounce back from stress
All of the following are examples of major life changes except...
Fighting with parents
Which of the following is a behavioral change to stress?
Everyday problems are too minor to cause stress
How can stress affect your health?
lower resistance to disease
all of the above***
Which of the following is an emotional symptom of stress?
The more major life changes you experience, the less stress you are likely to feel
People react differently to stress.
Which of the following is a physical symptom of stress?
What is the name of a set of skills designed to help teens avoid participating in high-risk behaviors, which could be harmful to their health?
True or False: CNS Depressants are used to treat anxiety, panic attacks, and sleep disorders
What is the psychoactive chemical found in marijuana, which give the feeling of being "high"?
True or False: THC (the active chemical present in marijuana) can be detected up to 2 weeks or more after marijuana use
True or False: Opioids are used to treat depression in adults and teens
What is the term for cancer-causing chemicals, possibly found in e-cigarettes?
True or False: Motorists who have used marijuana are able to quickly identify dangerous situations
What is it considered to be when someone takes (Consumes) Prescription Medication that is prescribed to someone else and isn't theirs?
Around what age does the brain fully develop?
What is it called when a person keeps using a drug and can't stop, despite negative consequences from using the drug?
What is the class / type of drugs that speeds up the Central Nervous System and other body systems? (Caffeine is an example)
What is the class / type of drugs that slows down the Central Nervous System and other body systems? (Alcohol is an example)
What is the part of the brain that the main function is learning and memory; which can become impaired when under the influence of drugs and alcohol?
True or False: Reaction time speeds up after using marijuana
True or False: Stimulants can be used to treat ADHD in adults and teens
True or False: Even low doses of marijuana CAN affect driving abilities
What is the term for a group of physical and mental symptoms a person goes through when stopping using a drug?
What is the term for when a person no longer responds to a drug in the way they did at first, so it takes a higher dose of the drug to achieve the same effects?
What is the term for when a person needs to take a drug in order to feel or function normally?
True or False: Depth perception IS improved by marijuana usage
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