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1

3 most frequently used prescription opioid pain relievers

Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Methadone

2

9 categories of illicit drugs

Marijuana, cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, nonmedical use pain killers, tranquilizers, stimulants, sedatives

3

How does alcohol impact the adolescent brain?

It retards the brain development and maturity levels in adolescents

4

Why is alcohol a risk for older adults?

-Liver metabolism and kidney functioning decrease, increasing availability of alcohol in blood for longer periods
-Less tissue mass means increased alcohol concentration in blood
-Older adults may be on multiple medications that can interact adversely with alcohol, including benzodiazepines, antidepressants, antihypertensives, and aspirin

5

What is the SMAST-G

Screening for adults that report drinking of any kind

6

AUDIT questionnaires three domains

-Alcohol consumption
-Drinking behavior or dependence
-Adverse consequences from alcohol

7

CAGE questionnaire

Cut down, Annoyed, Guilty, Eye-opener

8

TWEAK questionnaire

Pregnant women who have alcohol problems
Tolerance, Worry, Eye opener, Amnesia, Kut down
(1 pt or less for each is low risk)