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Religious Education

Drugs

A drug is a substance that when absorbed into the body alters normal bodily function.

Legal drugs Illegal drugs
Paracetemol LSD (class A)
Morphine Cannabis (class C)
Spice Ecstasy (Class A)
Neurofen Cocaine (Class A)


Legal/Medically prescribed drugs...

Drugs that alter normal bodily function but is not…

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As with legal drugs there is a danger of overdosing and addiction. Drug addicts usually
commit petty crime to fund purchases. It only takes one tablet to end in death.

Different types of drugs

Depressants
Stimulants
Hallucinogens
Opiates/Analgesics



Effects of taking drugs;

Immediate Long Term
Sickness Low blood pressure
Anxious…

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To be part of gang
Pleasant hallucinations

Drugs and the law

Class Possession Dealing
A 7 years in prison, unlimited fine or Life in prison, unlimited fine or both
both
B 5 years in prison, unlimited fine or 14 years in prison, unlimited fine or both
both
C 2 years…

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`Whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for
him to have a great milestone fastened around his neck and to be drowned in the deep
sea'

-Consequences of foolish actions

Sexual relationships,

Civil partnership- gives same-sex couples the same rights…

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-`Do not be yoked together with unbelievers'

-`It is not good for a man to be alone. T will make a helper suitable for him'

-`For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and
they will become one flesh'

-`Wives submit…

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-`So they are no longer two, but one. Man must not separate, then, what God has joined
together'

-`Anyone who divorces his wife, except for marital unfaithfulness, causes her to
become an adulteress, and anyone who marries the divorced women commits adultery'

Monogamous Relationship- Only one partner (They shall become…

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In Britain it used to be a crime under the Offences against the Person Act of 1861. In
1967 it became legalised in all of UK except N.I under `The Abortion Act'

The Abortion Act

Abortion permitted under five main conditions...

1. If the mothers mental or physical health is…

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`In his hand is the life of every living thing and the breath of all mankind'

`Thus says the Lord who made you who formed you from the womb and will help you'

Pro-Choice (for)

An embryo is a cluster of cells which is a Women must have safe and…

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Palliative care Medical, emotional or spiritual care given to person
Living wills Document that sets out a patient's wishes regarding how
they want to be treated if they become seriously ill


Why may people want euthanasia?

1. The loss of quality of life
2. Psychological reasons- depression, fear and loss…

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Good palliative care could be enough to prevent a person feeling any need to
contemplate euthanasia

Cicely Saunders said: `I have seen people achieve so much in the ending of their lives-
times that their families would have missed'

Hospices are set up to provide palliative, a hospice...

Is a…

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