Controlled Substance Training update

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Transcript Controlled Substance Training update

Myth 1 Marijuana is harmless and non-addictive 1 in 6 TEENS who ever try marijuana will become ADDICTED It can reduce IQ by 6-8 POINTS

2x 3x 5x

Marijuana use doubles The risk of car accidents Srtonger potency since the late ‘90s Srtonger potency since 1960

6x

Up to

70%

Increased chance of schizophrenia and other mental illnesses More carcinogens than in tobacco smoke

Myth 4 The legality of alcohol and tobacco strengthen the case for marijuana legalization Percentage of teens able to obtain the following within one day:

ALCOHOL TOBACCO MARIJUANA ALCOHOL

-related arrests are currently

50% 44%

31% 3 x GR E A T E R T HA N

MARIJUANA

-related arrests LEGALIZING MARIJUANA MEANS INCREASED ACCESS, USE, AND ARRESTS Legal Marijuana: Big Tobacco 2.0?

“Pot Tarts”

Presented by the Sebastopol Police Department

 Concentrated THC extracted from cannabis using a chemical process

Common street names:    Dabs BHO (Butane Hash Oil) Oil    Wax Honey Possession is a Felony (11357(a) H&S)

MDMA: methylenedioxymethylamphetamine

  Hallucinogenic drug in the amphetamine family Altered perception of space and time  positive basic mood  mania-like experience  thought disorder  fears of loss of thought or body control  visual hallucinations

  Thizz:  Thizz records founded by Mac Dre   The word best described the feeling of being high on Ecstacy Thizz was later used to refer to the drug itself Other names include:  Molly   E X  Possession is a Felony (11377(a) H&S)

   Emergency room visits related to Molly, or Ecstasy, rose 128 percent among people younger than 21 between 2005 and 2011, according to a new government report.

Can lead to anxiety and confusion, which can last one week or longer after using the drug. Health risks associated include becoming dangerously overheated, high blood pressure, and kidney and heart failure.

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Dimethyltryptamine: A naturally occurring hallucinogen found in the plant kingdom

When ingested, DMT acts as a psychedelic drug Possession is a Felony (11377(a) H&S)

 Originally created and used as medication for Asthmatics  Became widely used during WWII  Had resurgence as a recreational drug in the late 90’s  New ‘recipe’ in late 2000’s had made it easier to make  Very addictive dangerous drug

Cases for Methamphetamine Possession

60 50 50 40 40 37 30 32 23 20 20 19 15 18 15 14 12 14 10 11 10 10 6 6 6 4 2 0 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

  A Study in 2013 by CDC showed between 1.4%-1.6% of 9-12 th Graders have tried Methamphetamine within the last year.

Same Study showed 4.7%-5.5% have access to Methamphetamine

 Derived from Morphine, which is extracted from the Opium Poppy  Highly Addictive  Zombie-like symptoms  Constricted Pupils  Low pulse  “On the nod”  Possession is a Felony (11350(a) H&S)

  On the rise due to low price, compared to other drugs in the same family Resurgence sparked by late 90’s-00’s Oxycodone epidemic  Oxycodone in abuseable form became more difficult and expensive to obtain

Heroin & Cocaine Cases

25 22 20 15 16 19 18 17 15 13 10 10 8 5 5 6 6 6 6 4 3 3 3 3 2 2 0 1 0 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

   Codeine Promethazine Dextromethorphan   Robitussin DM (Over the counter) NyQuil (Over the counter)

 Often mixed with soda such as Mountain Dew or sprite  Can include candy additive (jolly rancher)  Purple Drank  Sizzurp  Lean  Syrup

 Psilocybin: hallucinogenic mushroom  Similar hallucinogenic effects to LSD, Mescaline, and DMT  Symptoms include euphoria, visual and mental hallucinations, changes in perception, distorted sense of time  Can also cause Nausea and panic attacks

-Cheap -Increasingly Popular -Legal to buy - Nitrous Oxide -Frosbite on face -Stops oxygen to brain - Can cause brain damage, organ failure to name a few - Death -Demi Moore

• Originally designed as an aid to stop smoking • Many refill fluids contain nicotine • Vaporizes fluid – no smoke • Can be modified to accept other substances

-Kids that were not addicted before to cigarettes are now becoming addicted to E-cigs -No FDA Regulation

 1.8 million middle and high school students nationwide tried e-cigarettes in 2012 even with the restriction on sales.

   Social media is the preferred method of sharing information on drug use/abuse.

Illegal controlled substance sales Gatherings /parties and what drugs will be present

Community Presentation 01/23/2014

Resilience Indictor 9 th Graders

Resilience Indictor 11 th Graders

Marijuana Use Past 30 Days 9 th Graders

Marijuana Use Past 30 Days 11 th Graders

Rich Cundall Diana Rich Keller McDonald Jeffrey Weaver Diane Davis

In a ideal world, what would be your wishes and dreams for the youth of Sebastopol?

What resources are already available for our community?

Networking Existing Resources Early Drug Education

Positive Activities for Youth Positive Parenting Education