“Someone who drinks one or more alocoholic beverages a day is an alcoholic” –
Disagree, an alcoholic is psychologically and physically dependent on alcohol. Theydepend on alcohol to fix problems and make them happy
someone enjoying a glass of wine with dinner every night is not necessarily an alcoholic.d.
“Tobacco is the most addictive drug” –
Agree, cigarettes and chewing tobacco are highlyaddictive
nicotine is added to make them more addictive. Question: Raise your hand if you know someone who smokes and has tried to quit
it’s hard right?
“All drugs are physically addictive” –
Disagree, hallucinogens and marijuana areexamples of drugs that are not physically addictive.f.
“There is no difference between a psychological and physical addiction” –
Disagree,explain difference, physical has withdrawal (nausea, vomiting, etc.) psychological doesnot. Give examples of each.g.
“When someone has an addiction it can cause problems for them in their family,relationships and financial life” –
Agree, discuss how product becomes very important tothat person, takes precedence over other thingsh.
“Anyone can have an addiction” –
Agree, discuss how some are more susceptible to it.Alcoholism can be genetic.i.
“If a drug is legal it isn’t as bad as drugs that are illegal” –
Disagree, discuss legal vs.illegal, legal drugs can turn bad (prescription drugs especially
hydrocodone andoxycontin are very prevalent in this area for teens right now
EXTREMELY addictive anddangerous!), also
just because some drugs, like marijuana, are legal some places andnot others-
it’s still the same drug
**IMPORTANT CLARIFICATION: JUST BECAUSE A DRUG IS LESS BAD THAN ANOTHER DOESNOT MEAN IT IS GOODIII.
Read aloud from pages 160-162a.
Read “What is a drug?” section
Have students write down 3 examples of drugs (can be legal or illegal)ii.
Sharing whip asking each student to name off one drug they wrote down.b.
Read “Dependence and Addiction” section
Ask students to define “addiction” and “tolerance”
Think pair share- write one sentence defining the difference betweenpsychological and physical addiction.iii.
Read “Herbal Medicines” section
Discuss: Why does it matter that the FDA does not regulate herbal medicines?What does the FDA do to ensure our safety with other drugs?d.
Write down 3 negative side effects of tobaccoii.
the difference between cigarettes and chewing tobacco