Type
Crossword
Description

A substance that changes the way the body or mind works. Drug
A drug used to prevent or cure illness, disease, or relieve pain. Medicine
A medicine obtained only with a written order from a doctor. Prescription Drug
A medicine that can be purchased without a prescription. over-the-counter drug
The using of a harmful drug on purpose. Drug Abuse
A depressant drug found in some beverages. Alcohol
A person who supports the harmful behavior of another. Enabler
A disease in which there is a dependence on alcohol. Alcoholism
A stimulant drug found in tobacco. Nicotine
A group of drugs that speed up the body;s functions. Stimulants
A group of drugs that slow down the nervous system and relieve pain. Narcotics
A group of illegal drugs that change sensation. Hallucinogens
Chemicals that are breathed in. Inhalants
A group of drugs that slow down the body's functions. Depressants
A substance that causes cancer. Carcinogen

Drug unit Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A substance other than food that changes the way the body or mind functions. Drug A
The incorrect use of a prescription or OTC drug. Drug misuse
The intentional use of a drug without medical or health reasons. Drug abuse
The amount of a drug that is taken at one time. Dose
Written order from a licensed health professional. Prescription drugs
Drug with registered name or trademark given to a drug by pharmaceutical company. Brand-name drug
Drug that contains the same active ingredients as a brand name drug. Generic-name drug
Drug that can be purchased without a prescription in the stores such as grocery stores or drug stores. Over-the counter
A package that is sealed to assure the buyer that the package has not been opened previously. Tamper resistant package
An unwanted body change that is not related to the main purpose of a drug. Side effect
A measure of the amount of alcohol in a beverage. Proof
The amount of alcohol in a persons blood. Blood alcohol concentration
Substance that is poisonous Toxin
An activity in which a person is forced to participate in a dangerous or demeaning act to become a member of a club or group. Hazing activity
Consuming large amounts of alcohol in a short amount of time. Binge drinking
Disease of the liver caused by chronic damage to liver cells. Cirrhosis
A period in which a person cannot remember what has happened. Black out
A disease in which there is physical and psychological dependence on alcohol. Alcoholism
Refusing to admit a problem. Denial
Severe form of alcohol withdrawal syndrome in which there are hallucinations and muscle convulsions. Delirium tremens syndrome
Stimulant drug found in tobacco products. Nicotine
An herbal plant that is grown for its leaves and contains nicotine. Tobacco
A chemical that is know to cause cancer. Carcinogen
Sticky,thick fluid that is formed when tobacco is burned. Tar
Odorless,tasteless,gas. Carbon monoxide
Condition in which the alveoli lose most of their ability to function. Emphysema
Exhaled mainstream smoke and sidesteeam smoke. Second hand smoke
Tobacco product made firm powdered tobacco leaves and stems that is snorted or placed between the gums or teeth. Snuff
Abnormal cells in the mouth that appear as white patches of tissue. Leukoplakia
Worn on the skin of the upper body or arms. Nicotine patch
Chemicals that affect mood and behavior when inhaled Inhalants
Drier leaves and tops of the cannabis plant. Marijuana
Illegal psychoactive drug that has a stimulating effect and the ability to cause hallucinations. Ecstasy
Used to describe the drugs that often are available at raves,which are large ,all -night dance parties attended by teens and young adults. Club drugs
Group of drugs that speed up the activities of the central nervous system. Stimulants
White powder extracted from the leaves of a cocoa plant. Cocaine
Group of drugs that slow down,or depress the central nervous system and relieve pain. Narcotics

Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A thick, dark liquid that forms when tobacco burns Tar
A substance other than food that changes the structure or function of the body or mind Drug
A drug created by a chemical reaction in some foods, especially fruits and grains Alcohol
Addictive or habit forming drug found in tobacco Nicotine
Found on the shelves of local pharmacy or grocery stores OverTHECounter
Symptoms a person experiences when a person stops using an addictive substance withdrawal
The amount of alcohol in the blood BAC
A device that uses a battery and contains a solution of nicotine, flavorings and other chemicals, and may be harmful Vape
A disease in which a person has a physical of psychological need for alcohol Alcoholism
Taking more of a drug than the body can tolerate overdose
Drugs that slow down the body's functions and reactions, including heart and breathing rates. Depressant
Illegal drugs that are found mostly in night clubs or at all night dance parties called raves clubdrugs
A drug that is either a human hormones or similar to hormones that are found in the human body. These hormones that are in the body naturally help you grow and develop. steroid
Drugs that speed up a bodies functions. stimulant
Drugs that get rid of pain and dull the senses narcotic
A drug made from the dried leaves and flowers of the hemp cannabis plant Marijuana
Drugs that distort moods, thoughts and senses hallucinogens
The vapors of chemicals that are sniffed or inhaled to get “high”. Inhalants

Drugs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Cocaine is a ______ crystalline powder made from the coca plant white
A drug dose large enough to cause serious harm to the body. overdose
The body becomes used to the drug. tolerance
Designer drug that can come in powder. Street name is XTC, X. ecstasy
Markers, Spray paint, and other strong smelling objects that are smelled or huffed are called_________. inhalants
A medicine that can be legally obtained only with a prescription. prescription
When someone loses coordination or body control due to alcohol. intoxicated
Incorrect use of a drug. misuse
Harmful condition in which a person has physical or emotional need to take a drug. dependence
Puts holes in lining of the nose. snorting
The intentional use of a drug when no medical or health reasons exist. abuse
Pain killers are made from this drug _____________. heroin
Cocaine is _________ through nose, or injected. inhaled
Prolonged use of amphetamines may cause hallucinations and intense __________. paranoia
________ are swallowed; calm nervous and relax muscles. depressants
Person with dependence on alcohol. alcoholic
Speed, uppers, dexies. amphetamines
Street name: pot, weed; typically smoked. marijuana
Stopping the supply of a drug on which a person is physically dependent. withdrawal
A substance other than food that changes the way the body or mind functions. drug
Also known as the date rape drug. ghb

Drug Education - Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

violence
sexual assault
unprotected sex
overdose
underage drinking
drink driving
DUI
BAC
magic mushrooms
LSD
drink spiking
preloading
binge drinking
recreational use
experimental use
prescription drugs
long term
substance abuse
illegal
legal
addiction
awareness
risk factors
minimise harm
crime
prevention
steroids
ketamine
ghb
codeine
caffeine
tobacco
heroin
poldrug use
depressant
stimulant
hallucinogen
methamphetamine
ecstacy
cocaine
cannabis
alcohol
drugs

Drug Abuse Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Physical and/or psychological dependence on a drug. Addiction
A intoxicating liquid that is the constituent of wine, beer, spirits, and other drinks. Alcohol
A chemical substance that has a direct effect on the body. Drug
A highly addictive analgesic drug derived from morphine, often used illicitly as a narcotic producing euphoria. Heroin
A drug that opens the doors to a new drug. Ex: Marijuana Gateway Drug
A toxic colorless or yellowish oily liquid that is the chief active constituent of tobacco. Nicotine
Dries leaves and female flowers from the hemp plant. Marijuana
A legal drug only available with a written order from a physician. Prescription Medicine
Physical and psychological symptoms that occur when users dependent on a drug stop taking it. Withdrawal
A central nervous system stimulant used clinically in the treatment of narcolepsy, hyperkinesis, and for blood pressure maintenance in hypotensive state Meth

Alcohol and Tobacco Crossword

Type
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

Drugs/Alcohol/Tobacco Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The non-addicting chemical in Marijuana (abbreviation). THC
The addicting chemical located in tobacco. NICOTINE
Must be 21 years old to purchase, consume, and/or possess. Alcohol
A nickname for ECSTACY. Molly
The most common way to consume ALCOHOL. Drink
The name of the plant that HEROIN and morphine based prescription drugs comes from. Opium
The most common way to consume COCAINE. Snort
A common way to consume TOBACCO in a non-smoking form. Chew
A more modern way to consume NICOTINE, THC, or CAFFEINE. Vaping
A category of a drug that slows down a person's nervous system when consumed. Depressant
A category of a drug that speeds up the nervous system when a drug is consumed Stimulant
A brain disease
When someone continues to use a drug despite understanding the consequences. ADDICTION
A group of severe symptoms (vomiting, sweating, anxiety) that occurs after abruptly stopping drug use. Withdrawal
The refillable part (where the drug is located) of a "Vape" Pen. Cartridge
A drug that is taken for a rapid increase in muscle growth. Steroids

20 alcohol terms Crossword

Type
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

Legal and Illegal Drugs Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A drug that can be obtained only with a written order from a doctor Prescription Drug
A breathable chemical vapor that relieves heart pain, can cause permanent damage, heart failure, cardiac arrest, or suffocation Inhalant
A stimulant that is even more powerful than an amphetamine and is sometimes referred to as "crank," "crystal," or "ice" Methamphetamine
A drug that is referred to as "pot," "weed," or "dope" Marijuana
A secondary, typically undesirable effect of a drug Side effect
Taking a drug for which it was not intended to be used for Drug misuse
Abusers sniff the drug into their nose, smoke it, or inject it directly into their bloodstream Cocaine
A type of drug that changes the brain function and thought processes Psychoactive Drug
Most frequently used illegal drug in the United States made from morphine Heroin
A medicine that is sold legally in pharmacies without a doctors permission Over the counter drug
Types of drugs that slow down body functions by decreasing the heart rates and lowering body pressure Depressant
When people intentionally use any kind of drugs for non-medical purposes Drug Abuse
A type of drugs that speeds up activities of the CNS by increasing blood pressure, alertness, and heart rate. Stimulant
A type of very powerful and dangerous stimulant Amphetamines
A class of depressants that relax a person. Also known as sedative-hypnotics Barbiturates
A drug that distorts perception, though, and mood. They overload the brain with sensory information, causing a distorted sense of reality. Hallucinogen

Drugs and Alcohol Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

This is the first stage of addiction Experimentation
This type of drug can cause a person to see or hear things that are not real Hallucinogen
Marijuana causes damage to your short term ______ Memory
Every day 1,200 people die from diseases caused by this Smoking
All drugs cause damage to this organ Brain
These drugs should only be used with your doctor's consent Prescription
This is the addictive drug found in tobacco products Nicotine
Consuming alcohol to the point that a person passes out is called alcohol _______ Poisoning
This drug can be very damaging to the teeth Meth
This drug is a stimulant and comes in the form of a white powder Cocaine
There are ____ stages of addiction four
This is a slang word for marijuana Weed
This drug is considered an athletic performance enhancer Steroid
Chewing tobacco can cause this type of cancer Oral
Underage use of this drug leads to about 5,000 deaths in the United States each year Alcohol
This occurs when a person cannot stop using a substance addiction
This is the #1 reason why teens misuse drugs stress
This is a mild stimulant drug found in coffee Caffeine
One way to refuse to use drugs is to "Just say __" no