7th Grade Health -- Drug Project

Drugs Project May 2015

Above the Influence.com

Click on "Select a Drug" for the drop-down menu.

Drug Guide @ The Partnership at Drugfree.org

Click on a picture, enter the drug name in the search box, or click on the first letter to narrow down choices. The webpage with your drug will offer the following information: Explanation of what it is, the street name, what it looks like, how it is used, short-term effects, and long-term effects.

Drugfree AZ.org

Click on the pdf.

National Institutes of Health(nih.gov)

NIH is a fabulous resource for you.
1. At the homepage, click on "Health Topics A-Z" located under the two big pictures.
2. At this page, go to the middle section, "Browse Health Categories." Don't click yet!! Under this section, go to "Health and Wellness."
3. Click on "Substance Abuse."
4. Your topic might be in this list.

NIDA for Teens (National Institute on Drug Abuse)(teens.drugabuse.gov)

Once you are at this homepage, click on the black square at the bottom left. This should take you to some helpful choices.

Palo Alto Medical Foundation (pamf.org/teen/risk/drugs)

SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Publications

1. Once you are at this page, hover over "Substances," the second choice in the menu bar at the top.
2. Click on your topic if it is there.
3. On the next page, some choices might include informational brochures. These will be helpful for your project.

Drug Free World

Click on the interactive elements to learn about your topic.
Three sections to check:
1. Free Booklets -- Click on the colored button with your drug name.
2. Watch Videos
3. Real People Real Stories

Find Law.com

Read the paragraph under "Drug Charges," and then follow the links.

Infohio Electronic Resources