Short Term Tobacco Effects
Changes in body chemistry
Increases respiration and heart rate
Dulled taste buds and reduced appetite
Bad breath, smelly hair, clothes, skin
Long Term Tobacco Effects
Immune system weakened
Why Do Teens Suicide?
-conflict between other individuals, self, society, etc.
Intolerable living situations
-some teens suicide because the environment they live in is too much for them;
i.e. abusive father, living on the streets
9 types of stressors:
Stressors that affect ones emotional state; i.e. bad exam score makes one feel stressed
Family situations can cause stress upon an individual; i.e. father with a drinking problem
Regular physical exercise
Sports, go to the gym, biking, walking around the park
Talking things out
Talk thins out that are stressing you out with family, friends, teachers, counselors
Plan ahead to avoid stress; i.e. dont stu
How to help
How to help a friend in need, a friend who is depressed, a friend who is stressed, or a
friend who is grieving
Tell them youre worried
Dont dismiss or put down
Ask if thinking about it
Show your feelings
Show you car
Stages of Grief
Bargaining (can be skipped)
Depression (longest, most intense)
No, she didnt die, she went on vacation.
Im so mad at her, at the drunk driver, at me!
Mommy, if Im a good girl for the
Bullying comes in many formsnot just the typical kicking, punching, physical bullying
Giving the friend a silent treatment, gossiping and spreading false rumors about someone,
teasing, name calling, and even isolating a friend from a group are al
Assertive Approach Steps
Suggest better alternative
Use correct body language
No, I dont want to smoke pot with you.
I learned in health class that it is a bad decision.
Why dont we go se
What affects BAC?
-the lighter one weighs, the lower their tolerance to alcohol
-females typically tend to have lower tolerance to alcohol
-eating food can help one have a lower BAC
-the longer the time span, the lower the BAC