~ ~ ~ George Earle Bull Dogs say NO to Drugs! ~ ~ ~


A drug is any substance other than food that can affect the way your mind and body work. Certain drugs called mind-altering drugs can change the way a person thinks, feels, and acts.

Drugs that speed up a person are called stimulants .

Drugs that slow a person down are called depressants .

Drugs that change the ways a person
sees, feels, and hears are called
hallucinogens .

Young people usually use mind-altering drugs, probably because they are not sure of themselves. They feel if they take these drugs they will be accepted by the "in" people. Or some might feel if they take these drugs, they will feel better about themselves. Some of these drugs that children are using are:



  • Drunkenness;
  • Loss of coordination;
  • Increase in violence (destructive acts);
  • Inability to learn and remember;
  • Personality changes; and
  • Trouble with other people.


  • Slow reflexes;
  • Poor memory;
  • Short attention span;
  • Inability to think;
  • Changes in sense of time and space.

  • Have difficulty remembering what you have learned or what you know to be real;
  • Become slow and dull;
  • Have low ambition; and
  • Become dependent upon it.



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