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  • 1. COMMONLY ABUSED DRUGS WORLDWIDE Cocaine ,Heroine ,Maurijuanna, Alcohol ,e.t.c

2. Drugs What they Are and What they Do ? A drug, is any substance that, when absorbed into the body of a living organism, alters normal bodily function. Drugs are chemicals that change the way a person's body works by altering emotions and thoughts. 3. DRUG DISTRIBUTION WORLDWIDE 4. Why do so many Teenagers start down this potentially Dangerous path ? 5. Shocking statistics 6. MAJOR EFFECTSDeath of populace Rise in the incarceration rate High no of school dropouts Increased crime Increased violence 7. KROKODIL -IT IS A CHEAP FORM OF HEROINE THAT IS MANUFACTURED IN RUSSIA AND IS QUICKLY SPREADING TO THE US, IT IS SO FAR THE WORST FORM OF HEROINE, JUST LOOK THE EFFECTS OF SHOOTING KROKODIL, 8. OPIUM IN CHINA 9. WORLDS DRUG MARKET PRICE"With estimates of $100 billion to $110 billion for heroin, $110 billion to $130 billion for cocaine, $75 billion for cannabis and $60 billion for synthetic drugs, the probable global figure for the total illicit drug industry would be approximately $360 billion 10. DrugsDrugs DependenceDrugs Abuse(Addiction)Drug abuse is an intense desire to obtain increasing amounts of a particular substance. Drug dependence is the body's physical need, or addiction, to a specific agent. Over the long term, this dependence results in physical harm and behavior problems which causes tolerance and cross tolerance. Thus, it creates a vicious cycle. 11. Frequency of Alcohol Use and Drinking to Intoxication During Past 12 Months in Youth Across Nations 12. ORGANIZATIONS FOR DRUG CONTROL WORLD WIDE NationalInstitute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Al-Anon/Alateen National Institute on Drug Abuse American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Drug Enrofcement Agency 13. CanadianCentre on Substance Abuse Center of Alcohol Studies Center for Substance Abuse Prevention Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) 14. Sources www.nacada.go.ke/.../9-policy-brief?...alcoholabuse. http://www.nacada.go.ke/index.php/drug-facts http://www.slideshare.net/QuincyKiptoo/savedfile s?s_title=how-to-identify-alcohol-abuse-inteens&user_login=rsacourseonlineau http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unyin/documents/ egm_unhq_may08_eric_wagner.pdf http://www.espad.org/Uploads/ESPAD_reports/20 11/Extended_EMCDDA_2011_ESPAD_Summary_EN. pdf