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DRUG SCENARIO IN THE

PHILIPPINES
THE GOV’T WAR AGAINST DRUG
•What can you say
about the drug issues
“THE PHILIPPINES'
WAR ON DRUGS” in the Phils.?
•Do you Agree on how
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WHAT IS THE
MOST USED
DRUGS IN THE •What has our
PHILIPPINES? government done
before and at
Who is mostly present regarding
the user of this issue?
drugs?
The most commonly used drugs in the Philippines
include:
1.Alcohol
2.Marijuana
3.Heroin
4.Cocaine
5.shabu
6.ecstacy
WHO IS MOSTLY THE USER OF
DRUGS?
PROFILE OF FILIPINO DRUG USERS
•Ratio of users ( Male to •10:1
Female) •28 years old
•Mean Age •Single
•Civil status (58.2%)
•Emloyment status •Unemployed
•Educational Attainment •High School
level
•Average Monthly •16,290.80
Income •6 years and more
•Duration of Drug •Urban areas
use •Poly-drug
•Residence use(Multiple drug
use)
•Nature of Drug •Shabu (1 )
st
Use
•Marijuana (2 )nd
•Common Drugs •Inhalants (3 )
rd
of Abuse Used
WHAT HAS OUR GOVERNMENT DONE
BEFORE AND AT PRESENT REGARDING THIS
ISSUE?
COMMON CONCEPTS IN DRUG
EDUCATION
• DRUGS
• Are any substances or chemicals which is
taken into the body either through nasal,
oral, transdermal or intravenous way have
psychological, emotional and behavioral
effects on a person.
•DRUGS OF ABUSE
• Are drug commonly abused by
users. In the Philippines the three
drugs of abuse are shabu,
marijuana and inhalants
•DRUG DEPENDENCE
• Is a cluster of physiological, behavioral
and cognitive phenomena of variable
intensity in which the use of a drug
takes on a high priority thereby
creating a strong desire to take the
substance
DRUG MISUSE

•Is the use of a substance incoherent


or inconsistent with the prescribed
dosage or frequency of use
DRUG ABUSE
• Is the use of a substance for non-medicinal
purposes. Abuse leads to organ damage
like brain damage and liver damage,
addiction and troubled behavioral
patterns.
DRUG TOLERANCE
• Is the condition of the body to adapt to
the effects of substances to the body thus
requiring an even larger amount of the
substance to experience the same
physiological and mental effect
experienced when taking the smaller
dosage
• Write the word TRUE if the statement is correct and FALSE if it is wrong.
1. An experimental use of prohibited drugs is not
punishable by law
2. Drug abuse is the use of a substance for non-
medicinal purposes
3. Operations conducted by different law enforcing
agencies like DENR and NBI helped to destroy secret
laboratories and warehouses
4. Teenagers who engage in drug use and abuse
are prone to drop-outs and fail in their academic
performance.
5. There are healthy and enjoyable things to do than
taking drugs.