Assignment 7 - Consequences of Substance Abuse (Due Week 12)
For this assignment you will be creating a one minute radio, TV or internet advertisement to help raise awareness of the consequences of substance abuse. The final product will be a sound file or video file that is one minute long.
Step one: choose the substance you will research and higlight in your presentation. You may choose any ONE of the following: alcohol, cannabis, cocaine, amphetimines, morphine, barbituates, or pcp.
Step 2: Do your research on the short and long term effects of using the substance on the human body. Here are some sites you could use.
http://corp.aadac.com/drugs/index.asp--Aadac site with info on each of the drugs and categories.
http://www.casacolumbia.org/addiction-research/reports/teen-tipplers-americas-underage-drinking-epidemic click on the download button for the article "Teen Tipplers, America's underage Drinking Epidemic" located at the bottom of the page.
http://www.cspinet.org/booze/mlpafact.htmfact sheet by Columbia University's centre on addictions and substance abuse.
http://www.niaaa.nih.gov/ National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Addiction
Step 3: Consider the long term effect of use on the family and society.
Spet 4: Create a script to present your findings from steps one, two and three. Be creative and use your imagination. You do not want to be boring the audience.
Step 5: Upload your assignment here.