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://www.drugfree.org/drug-guide--has fact sheets on drugs and the effects.
http://corp.aadac.com/drugs/index.asp--Aadac site with info on each of the drugs and categories.
http://www.aadac4kids.com/allaboutaadac/edmonton.asp
  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.