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substance which has a physiological effect when ingested or otherwise introduced into the body. Drug
a set of skills designed to help children avoid participating in high-risk behaviors. Refusal Skills
the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. Addiction
the ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with. Tolerance
an excessive and dangerous dose of a drug. Overdose
a severe headache or other after effects caused by drinking an excess of alcohol. Hangover
he state of being intoxicated, especially by alcohol. intoxication
when men consume more than 5 drinks and women consume more than 4 in a 2 hour span binge drinking
a chronic disease of the liver marked by degeneration of cells, inflammation, and fibrous thickening of tissue. It is typically a result of alcoholism or hepatitis. cirrhosis
the chemical breakdown of a substance by bacteria, yeasts, or other microorganisms, typically involving effervescence and the giving off of heat. fermentation
a congenital syndrome caused by excessive consumption of alcohol by the mother during pregnancy, characterized by retardation of mental development and of physical growth, particularly of the skull and face of the infant. fetal alcohol syndrome
the action of restoring someone to health or normal life through training and therapy after imprisonment, addiction, or illness. rehabilitation
an influence that depresses economic activity. Depressant
the process of removing toxic substances or qualities. Detoxification
a temporary loss of consciousness Blackout

ADDICTION & RECOVERY Crossword

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Description

TO REFRAIN FROM THE USE OF DRUGS AND ALCOHOL ABSTINENCE
REPEATED BEHAVIOR THAT INTERFERES WITH NORMAL, HEALTHY LIFE ACTIVITIES ADDICTION
A DESIRE TO USE DRUGS OR ALCOHOL CRAVING
BEING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL INTOXICATION
HEALING THE MIND, BODY, AND THE SPIRIT AFTER ADDICTION RECOVERY
THE ACT OF USING DRUGS OR ALCOHOL AFTER BEING CLEAN RELAPSE
WHEN A PERSON STOPS USING DRUGS OR ALCOHOL RAPIDLY AND SUFFERS A NEGATIVE PHYSICAL RESPONSE WITHDRAWAL
A PERSON WHO WHILE IN MEETINGS TALKS ABOUT PAST DRINKING IN A WAY THAT SEEMS TO GLORIFY IT DRUNKALOGUE
THE ABILITY TO BE THANKFUL FOR THE GIFTS ONE HAS IN THEIR LIFE GRATITUDE
ALLOWS ONE TO CHANGE, ADMIT TO WRONG DOING, TAKE PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY, DEVELOP PRINCIPALS AND A STANDARD FOR LIVING A HEALTHY HONEST LIFESTYLE HUMILITY
CONFRONTATION DONE BY EITHER FELLOW ADDICTS, FAMILY, FRIENDS, OR PROFESSIONALS AIMED AT GETTING THE ADDICT TO ADMIT TO ADDICTION AND SEEK HELP INTERVENTION
TO ACKNOWLEDGE WITHOUT RESERVATION THAT ONE HAS AN ADDICTION AND NEEDS HELP SURRENDER
THE PRINCIPALS THAT GUIDE THE FUNCTIONING OF NA AND AA MEETINGS TRADITIONS
ISSUES, EMOTIONS, PLACES OR PEOPLE ASSOCIATED WITH DRUG USE AND DRINKING TRIGGERS
WHEN A PERSON CONTINUES TO USE DRUGS AND ALCOHOL TO THE POINT OF NEGATIVE CONSEQUENCES ABUSE
THE INABILITY TO RECOGNIZE THE PRESENCE OR SEVERITY OF AN ADDICTION OR BEHAVIOR DELUSION
REFUSING TO ADMIT TO ADDICTION OR REALIZE AND ACCEPT THE HARM CAUSED BY IT DENIAL
THE REMOVAL OF A TOXIC SUBSTANCE FROM THE BODY DETOX
THE EXPECTATION THAT THINGS IN THE FUTURE WILL BE BETTER HOPE
THE STATE OR QUALITY OF BEING DEDICATED TO A CAUSE OR ACTIVITY COMMITMENT
FREE OF DECEIT AND UNTRUTHFULNESS HONEST
A MODEST OR LOW VIEW OF ONES OWN IMPORTANCE; HUMBLENESS HUMILITY
THE QUALITY OR STATE OF BEING PREPARED TO DO SOMETHING WILLINGNESS
SERIOUS THOUGHT OR CONSIDERATION REFLECTION
CONTINUATION IN DOING SOMETHING DESPITE DIFFICULTY OR DELAY IN ACHIEVING SUCCESS PERSEVERANCE
HELPING AN ADDICTED PERSON TO DO THINGS THEY CAN OR SHOULD BE DOING FOR THEMSELVES ENABLING
AN ADDICTION BEHAVIOR'S TENDENCY TO SLOWLY BUT SURELY INCREASE IN FREQUENCY AND USE INFLATION
A SYMPTOM-FREE PERIOD REMISSION

Alcohol Awareness Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Unhealthy
Support
Risks
Substance Abuse
Cirrhosis
Dehydration
Hangover
Alcohol Poisoning
Nausea
Withdrawal
Tolerance
Intoxication
Ethanol
Designated Driver
Binge Drinking
Dependence
Alcoholism
Abuse
Peer Pressure
Depressant
Addiction

Alcohol, Tobacco, OTC, and other drugs Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Dependence
chewing tobacco
Amphetamines
Barbiturates
Opiate
Dependence (drugs/alcohol)
Detoxification
Tolerance (alcohol)
Tolerance
DWI
DUI
Binge Drinking
Blackout
Intoxication
Drug synergism
drug antagonism
Psychoactive drug
Prescription drug
Over the counter drug
Anabolic Steroids
Alcohol Proof
THC
Nicotine
Inhalant
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Fermentation
Club drug
Depressant
Stimulant
Hallucinogen

Effects of Alcohol Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A period of time that a drinker cannot recall. Blackout
A term used to describe the after effects of drinking too much alcohol. Hangover
The amont of alcohol in a person's blood, expressed as a percentage Blood Alcohol Concentration
The state in which a person's mental and physical abilities are impaired by alcohol or another substance. Intoxication
A driver over the age of 21 caught driving with a BAC that exceeds the legal limit of 0.08. DWI
Taking an excessive amount of a drug that leads to coma or death. overdose
The consumption of excessive amounts of alcohol at one sitting. Bingedrinking
The skills needed to say "NO!" Refusal skills
A drug that slows brain and body reactions. Depressant
The process in which yeast feeds of sugars producing carbon dioxide and alcohol. Fermentation
Avoiding or not doing something Abstinence
A group of birth defects caused by the effects of alcohol on an unborn child. Fetal alcohol syndrome
A disease caused by heavy drinking resulting in a fatty scarred liver. cirrhosis
The need for a drinker to consume larger amounts of alcohol to achieve the original effect. Tolerance
A chemical need for alcohol. Dependence
A drinker who no loner has control over his/her drinking. addict
A disease where people can no longer control their use of alcohol. Alcoholism
A group of symptoms that occur when a dependent person stops taking a drug. Withdrawl

Alcohol and Tobacco Crossword

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Crossword
Description

slows brain and body reactions depressants
process of creating alcohol, where yeast feeds on sugars fermentation
The attitudes of peers, family, and _______ strongly influence underage drinking media
state in whicha persons mental and physical abilities are impaired by alcohol Intoxication
A period that a drinker can not recall blackout
abbreviation for blood alcohol concentration BAC
aftereffects of drinking too much alcohol hangover
after a person _____ drinking their BAC begins to decrease stops
Factors affecting BAC include: rate of consumption, gender, ___________, amount of food in the stomach Bodysize
a driver over the age of 21 caught driving with a BAC that exceeds 0.08 is charged with a DWI
taking an excessive amount of a drug that leads to a coma or death overdose
the consumption of exessive amounts of alcohol at one sitting Bingedrinking
a group of birth defects caused by the effects of alcohol on an unborn child fetalalcoholsyndrome
the liver of a heavy drinker contains useless________ scartissue
the brain develops a chemical need for alcohol and cannot function normally without it Dependence
the drinker has no control over his or her drinking addiction
the first step for treating alcoholism: _____________ the problem Acknowledging
the second stage in treating alcoholism Detoxification
the third step for treating alcoholism Rehabilitation
being able to say "no" refusalskills
an addictive substance in tobacco products Nicotine
tobacco wrapped in a leaf and tied with a string Bidis
the clove alters the cigarettes flavor and numbs the lungs kreteks
finely ground, powdered tobacco snuff
increases the nercous systems activity stimulant
a dark sticky substance that is formed when tobacco is burned Tar
cancer causing agents carcinogens
Odorless, poisonless gas that is produced when tobacco is burned Carbonmonoxide
combination of main and sidestream smoke, or environmental smoke secondhandsmoke
Pregnant women who smoke put their ____ at risk Baby

Alcohol Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the type of alcohol in alcoholic beverages ethanol
a drug that slows the central nervous system depressant
the state in which the body is poisoned by alcohol or another substance intoxication
drinking five or more alcoholic beverages at one sitting bingedrinking
the excessive use of alcohol alcoholabuse
a disease in which a person has a physical or psychological dependence on drinks that contain alcohol alcoholism
the amount of alcohol in a person's blood which is expressed as a percent BAC
an addict who is dependent on alcohol alcoholic
the process of learning to live an alcohol-free life recovery
living without alcohol sobriety
a group of alcohol-related birth defects that include physical and mental problems FAS
the chemical action of yeast on sugars fermentation
when alcohol is mixed wtih _______ it can heighten the effects. medicine
adult drivers with a BAC of 0.08 or higher can be charged with _______ _________ drunkdriving
feeling a strong need for alcohol to manage tension or stress craving
pressure to conform to what others are doing peerpressure
an organization for families and friends of alcoholics Al-Anon
the crime of driving after you have drunk too much alcohol DWI
the feeling of being tired and sick because you have drunk too much alcohol hangover
someone at a social event who agrees not to drink and drive their friends home designateddriver

20 alcohol terms Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The process of learning to live an alcohol-free life. Recovery
Physically and mentally impaired by alcohol. Intoxication
An addictive drug found in tobacco. Nicotine
A dark thick, oily liquid that forms when tobacco burns. Tar
Ground tobacco that is chewed or inhaled through the nose. Smokeless tobacco
The conscious, active choice not to participate in high risk behaviors. Abstinence
A drug that is produced by a chemical reaction in fruits, vegetables, and grains. Alcohol
A progressive chronic disease involving a mental and physical need for alcohol. Alcoholism
A pattern of drinking that results in one or more behaviors. Alcohol abuse
A dangerous condition that results when a person drinks excessive amounts of alcohol over a short period of time. Alcohol poisoning
A physical or physiological need for a drug. Addiction
When a drug is taken repeatedly at high doses. Binge
Drugs that slow down the body’s functions and reactions. Depressants
Other ways of thinking or acting. Alternatives
The body’s ability to respond quickly. Reaction time
A measure of the amount of alcohol in someone's body. BAC
A condition which the body doesn't get its needed nutrition. Malnutrition
A disease scarring the liver. Cirrhosis
A condition where fat builds up in the liver. Fatty liver
A conscious or unconscious restraint of a person’s own behaviors or actions. Inhibition

Drugs, Addiction, and Substance Use/Abuse Crossword

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Crossword
Description

When a drug user can't stop taking a drug even if he wants to Addiction
overindulgence in or dependence on an addictive substance, especially alcohol or drugs. Substance Abuse
any time someone consumes alcohol or drugs Substance Use
opiate processed directly from the extracts of the opium poppy. Heroin
a potent central nervous system stimulant cocaine
popularly shortened to meth or ice, is a psychostimulant and sympathomimetic drug Methamphetamime
Arguably the most regarded of all psychedelics, it is considered mainly as a recreational drug, and an entheogen LSD
semisynthetic psychedelic entactogen of the phenethylamine family that is much less visual with more stimulant-like effects. Ecstasy
resinous narcotic formed from the latex released by lacerating (or “scoring”) the immature seed pods of opium poppies Opium
the dried leaves and female flowers of the hemp plant, used in cigarette form as a narcotic or hallucinogen. Marijuana
dissociative drug formerly used as an anesthetic agent, exhibiting hallucinogenic and neurotoxic effects PCP

drug abuse Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

detoxfication
withdrawal
recovery
relapse
intervention
alcohol abuse
enablers
physical dependence
tolerance
alcoholism
addiction
fetal alcohol syndrome
inhibition
binge drinking
cirrhosis
fatty liver
mulnutrition
alcohol poisoning
blood alcohol context
intoxication
reaction time
alternatives
depression
alcohol

Substance abuse Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

cannabis, especially as smoked in cigarettes. Marijuana
the use of a drug for purposes for which it was not intended Drugmisuse
Beer, vodka, whiskey Alcohol
the habitual taking of addictive or illegal drugs for no medical reason Drugabuse
physical dependence on the continued supply of a drug Addiction
drug made from leaves of the coca plant ; stimulant and painkiller Cocaine
Drugs sold without a prescription Overthecounter
body's ability to become used to a drug's effect; requiring larger doses to get the same feeling Tolerance
Using a drug, as prescribed for medical reasons Druguse
Physical effects when your body does not have the drug. Withdrawal
Substance other than food or water that can effect the body when taken. Drug