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Drugs Kill

Drugs are chemicals that change the way your body works. Drug abuse always has a negative impact on your life!!

Legal Drugs

Medicine

Doctors prescribe medicine to sick people. Medicine can be bought from pharmacies. It is not legal or safe to use medicine any way you want, it should be taken according to your prescription or the recommended dosage.

Cigarettes and Alcohol

Smoking and excessive drinking are not healthy for adults and are off limits to children.


Illegal Drugs

Marijuana / Dagga

Heroin

Why are Illegal Drugs Dangerous?


People can do dumb or dangerous things that court hurt themselves or other people, when using drugs.

Why do people use illegal drugs?

Drugs do not solve problems. Using drugs only causes more problems like ADDICTION. Once addicted, it is very hard to stop taking drugs. Stopping can cause withdrawal symptoms such as:

How do you tell if someone is using illegal drugs?

Some of the signs may include:

What can you do to help?

If you think that someone is using drugs, the best thing to do is to tell someone you trust:

A person might need professional help and by doing something about it you could save a life.

Helplines you could phone

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SANCA
Nelspruit: (013) 752 4376
Witbank: (013) 656 2370
Piet Retief: (017) 826 0194


Be Legal - Drug Abuse

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