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

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

Drugs Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Motivation
Medicine
Marijuana
Legal
Inhibitions
Inhale
Illegal
Hallucinogens
Gateway drug
Flashback
Experimentation
Euphoria
Effective
Drugs
Drug misuse
Drug abuse
Designer drugs
Depressant
Dependance
Cocaine
Antibiotics
Analgesics
Allergic reaction
Alcohol
Addictive

Drugs, Addiction, and Substance Use/Abuse Crossword

Type
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

Chapter 22 - Illegal Drugs: Vocab & Definitions Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

any unnecessary or improper use of chemical substances for non-medical purposes substance abuse
chemical substances that people aren't legally allowed to manufacture, possess, buy, or sell illegal drugs
the use or sale of any illegal or otherwise not permitted substances illicit drug use
a strong, sometimes fatal reaction to taking a large amount of a drug overdose
a physiological or psychological dependence on a drug addiction
a plant whose leaves, buds, and flowers are usually smoked for their intoxicating effects marijuana
an irrational suspiciousness or distrust of others paranoia
substances whose fumes are sniffed or inhaled to give effect inhalants
synthetic substances similar to male sex hormones (that aid with muscular development) anabolic-androgenic steroids
chemicals that affect the central nervous system as well as the brain's activity psychoactive drugs
synthetic drugs that are made to imitate the effects of other drugs designer drugs
drugs that alter moods, thoughts, and sensory perceptions hallucinogens
drugs that speed up the central nervous system stimulants
drugs derived from the opium plant that are obtainable only by prescription and are used to relieve pain opiates
areas within 1000 to 1500 feet of school and designated by signs, within which people caught selling drugs will receive especially severe penalties drug-free school zones
organized community efforts by neighborhood residents to patrol, monitor, report, and otherwise stop drug deals and drug abuse drug watches
the process of medical and psychological treatment for physiological or psychological dependence on a drug, alcohol, or some substance. rehabilitation
a feeling of intense well-being or elation euphoria
drugs that slow down the central nervous system depressants

Drug Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a substance other than food the changes the way the body or mind functions Drug
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
a written order from a licensed health professional Prescription drug
a drug with a registered name or trademark given to a drug by a pharmaceutical company brand-name drug
a drug that contains the same active ingredients as a brand-name drug generic-name brand
a drug that can be purchased can be purchased without a prescription in the stores such as grocery stores or drugstores over-the-counter drug
a package that is sealed to assure that 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

PREVENTING DRUG ABUSE Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

marijuana
depressant
medicines
amphetamines
drug misuse
therapeutic community
heroin
methamphetamines
barbiturates
drug anatagonsim
drug synergism
cocaine
prescription drug
protective factor
drug abuse
illegal drug
hallucinogen
over-the-counter drug
psychoactive drug
side effect
club drugs
inhalant
opiate
stimulant

ADDICTION & RECOVERY Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

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, Tobacco, Drugs Crossword

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