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  1. Learn About MDMA (Ecstasy or Molly)

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    MDMA is a psychoactive (mind-altering) drug that affects how we think and behave. Ecstasy and molly are common names for the drug. MDMA is a stimulant that speeds up our breathing, heart rate, thoughts and actions. But it also is sometimes considered a ha ...

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  2. Learn About Tripping

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    When a person says they are “tripping,” it means they are experiencing the effects of hallucinogens. Hallucinogens are psychoactive (mind-altering) drugs that significantly alter our senses and perceptions. Some common ones are magic mushrooms, LSD and ec ...

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  3. Learn About Heroin

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    Heroin is a psychoactive (mind-altering) drug that affects the way we think and behave. It is a depressant that slows down our breathing, heart rate, thoughts and actions. ...

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  4. Learn About Inhalants

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    Inhalants are products that give off chemical vapours. Many inhalants are volatile solvents—gasoline, paint thinner, glue—used to perform everyday tasks at home, school or work. They are not intended for inhalation. When purposely inhaled, often from a ba ...

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  5. Learn About Steroids

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    Steroids or, more precisely, androgenic anabolic steroids, are a class of drugs similar to the male hormone testosterone. These drugs have muscle-building (anabolic), masculinizing (androgenic) and mind-altering (psychoactive) effects. ...

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  6. A Safe Night Out

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      English PDF | More Info Sheets While the safest option may be to avoid both drinking and going to places where alcohol is served, there are ways to have a safe night out that involves alcohol. Planning to drink moderately is one step toward a safer nigh ...

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  7. Safer Use Series

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      More Fact Sheets While no substance is completely safe, people who use substances can reduce the risks of some harms. ...

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  8. Seniors and Depression: Information you need to know

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      English PDF | Other Languages | More Info Sheets Author: Mood Disorders Association of BC   We all feel down or sad from time to time. But when the feeling won’t go away and you start to lose interest in the things you enjoy you could be experiencing sy ...

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  9. Hosting a Teen Party

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      English PDF | More Info Sheets Different families have different attitudes about teens and alcohol. Some parents prefer that their teen never use alcohol, even in adulthood. Other parents allow their children to drink small amounts as part of family tra ...

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  10. Talking to Your Child or Teen About Anxiety

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      English PDF | More Info Sheets Children and teens often don’t recognize their anxiety for what it is. Instead, they may think there is something “wrong” with them. Children may focus on the physical symptoms of anxiety (e.g. stomachaches). Teens may thi ...

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