Mind Over Matter

Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Marijuana
Explains how THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, causes changes in the brain that affect memory, emotions, balance, and judgment.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Opioids
Describes how opiates, such as Vicodin, morphine, heroin, and codeine, affect the brain, the nervous system, and the limbic system, which controls emotions.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Methamphetamine
Explains how methamphetamine acts in the body and the brain and what happens with long-term use of the drug.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Inhalants
Describes how inhalants, such as hair spray, gasoline, and spray paint, can cause nerve cell damage in the brain that can affect the body in a lot of ways.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Cocaine
Explores with young teens how cocaine changes the way nerve cells communicate in the brain and the negative effects the drug can have on the body.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Prescription Drugs
Explains how prescription drugs, when used improperly, can cause addiction and other harmful health problems.
Picture of Explorando La Mente: Las Respuesta del Cerebro a los Medicamentos de Prescripcion
El abuso de los medicamentos de prescripción ocurre cuando se toman sin que el doctor los haya recetado o si se toman de una manera o en una cantidad diferente a como fueron recetados. El abuso de los medicamentos de prescripción puede tener efectos graves y nocivos para la salud, incluyendo la intoxicación o el envenenamiento, e incluso la muerte.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Nicotine
Describes how nicotine acts on the heart to change heart rate and blood pressure, and discusses dependency, treatment, and effects of long-term nicotine use.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Hallucinogens
Explains how hallucinogens affect the brain’s communication centers as well as its ability to control sleep and emotions.
Picture of MOMKIT Spanish (PHD800L, PHD805L, PHD807, PHD839
Esta serie completa fue diseñada para alentar a los muchachos del 5º al 9º grado a que aprendan sobre los efectos del abuso de drogas sobre el cuerpo y el cerebro.
Picture of Mind Over Matter: The Brain's Response to Anabolic Steroids
Shows young teens how anabolic steroids can cause liver damage and cancer and weaken the immune system.