Drugs And High School Life


Drugs are a big part of high school life. The drugs that I am talking about are psychotropic drugs, which are drugs that alter your conscious experience. I chose this because in my high school, drugs are a big part. Different drugs react with your body in different ways for you to get a “high” or a “trip”. There are many sensations that psychotropic drugs may give you. I am just going to stick with the basics. Some of these sensations would include: alertness; optimism; happiness; exhilaration; euphoria; relaxation; energy; hungriness; hallucinations and others. The fields of psychotropic drugs are: Depressants; Stimulants; Inhalants; Hallucinogens; and the Marijuana Family. The ...

Want to read the rest of this paper?
Join Essayworld today to view this entire essay
and over 50,000 other term papers

The Hallucinogens field would include LSD(lysergic acid diethylamide), Mescaline, PCP(also referred to as “angel dust”), and Psilocybin(psychedelic mushrooms). The last field, Marijuana Field, consists of just Marijuana and Hashish.
Psychotropic drugs is an interest to me because it is fascinating to learn about how in life there are ways to change your conscious experience. There are drugs that are legal, and some that are illegal. That doesn’t mean that the ones illegal are stronger than the ones legal. Alcohol for example is a powerful drug that is legal, and yet its effects are more powerful than some illegal drugs such as marijuana. But a drug like heroine is a much stronger drug than alcohol. I brought these two points up for a reason. I don’t do any drugs except smoke marijuana and drink alcohol. I enjoy drinking and smoking with my friends. That is all I have done, and all I would do. I do these activities in a social environment. I enjoy smoking marijuana ...

Get instant access to over 50,000 essays.
Write better papers. Get better grades.


Already a member? Login


CITE THIS PAGE:

Drugs And High School Life. (2004, March 9). Retrieved July 9, 2020, from http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Drugs-And-High-School-Life/4287
"Drugs And High School Life." Essayworld.com. Essayworld.com, 9 Mar. 2004. Web. 9 Jul. 2020. <http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Drugs-And-High-School-Life/4287>
"Drugs And High School Life." Essayworld.com. March 9, 2004. Accessed July 9, 2020. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Drugs-And-High-School-Life/4287.
"Drugs And High School Life." Essayworld.com. March 9, 2004. Accessed July 9, 2020. http://www.essayworld.com/essays/Drugs-And-High-School-Life/4287.
JOIN NOW
Join today and get instant access to this and 50,000+ other essays


PAPER DETAILS
Added: 3/9/2004 01:37:55 PM
Category: Social Issues
Type: Premium Paper
Words: 626
Pages: 3

Save | Report

SHARE THIS PAPER

SAVED ESSAYS
Save and find your favorite essays easier

SIMILAR ESSAYS
» My Life In Elementary, Middle, ...
» Software And High School
» High School Seniors Chooses Bet...
» Senior in High School
» How Important Is Your High Scho...
» My High School
» High School and College Life
» High School Education In Japan ...
» High School Activities As A Ste...
» High School Troubles
Copyright | Cancel | Contact Us

Copyright © 2020 Essayworld. All rights reserved