The Effects of Substance Abuse on Students


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What are some ways by which substance abuse may directly affect a student's health?

I. They get stomach pain

II. They get easily tired

III. Their grades worsen

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What are some ways by which substance abuse may affect a student's behavior or mental health?

I. They become more aggressive

II. They become depressed

III. They may hallucinate

2. Which of the following people is, compared to the others, most likely abusing drugs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet were created so that you can analyze your knowledge of substance abuse and its effects on students. People who abuse drugs and the meaning of substance abuse are some of the topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these tools is to assess your knowledge of:

  • What substance abuse involves
  • How substance abuse can directly affect a student's health
  • Identifying which student is likely abusing drugs in a given example
  • How drug abuse affects students mentally or behaviorally

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what substance abuse is
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the behavioral effects of abusing drugs and interpret them correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to identify student drug abuse

Additional Learning

To cover more details about these effects, look through the lesson named The Effects of Substance Abuse on Students. If you complete this lesson, you will have the ability to:

  • Examine the different types of substance abuse
  • Analyze the consequences of drug abuse for students
  • Determine what abusing drugs involves