Drugs you smoke
When you smoke a drug you can
hurt the tissues in your mouth, throat
and lungs. You are unlikely to get
HIV or other STIs from smoking a drug.
But be aware that you could get meningitis.
When youre high on drugs and
having sex, you have to be very sure
youre using the condom right.
If youre high and having sex,
its harder to be in control.
You may be talked into having unsafe
sex very easily, you might pass out,
or you might just not care that much
because you are more into your high
than protecting yourself. You might
also forget to take your HIV meds
if you are high.
Have condoms or dental dams around,
beside your bed, in your bag or somewhere
where youll see them. That way,
youll probably think to use
them, especially if you are drunk
or high. If you are planning to party,
plan to be safepack condoms
or dental dams and lube along with
For more information:
Marijuana: Facts for Teens
Tips for Teens: The Truth about