Myth Busters

Drug myths continue to survive in our popular culture, often presented as facts. While it’s impossible to list every myth associated with drugs and alcohol, here are some common misconceptions.

Possible Long Term Effects

Lung Cancer

Decrease in Cognitive Ability

Decrease in Memory and Learning

Relationship Problems

Poorer Health

Lower Life Satisfaction

Imune System Damages

Reduced Sexual Capacity

Reduction of Male Sex Hormones

Personality and Mood Changes

Possible Short Term Effects

Lack of Coordination



Impaired Decision Making

Short Term Memory Problems

Increased Heart Rate

Dry Mouth

Red Eyes

Fluctuations of Blood Pressure