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									CLUB DRUGS
ECSTASY
            What is a rave?

 The term “Rave" refers to a party, that
  usually lasts all night long, which is open
  to the general public.
 Loud, continuous "techno" music is
  played by DJ’s,
 No alcohol is present, but club drugs are
  available at every turn.
 The Letter Drugs

       E
XTC           GHB
      PCP
LSD           DXM
       K
       WHAT IS ECSTASY?
 Xtc (ecstasy), known by chemical name of
  MDMA or MDA, is manufactured in
  underground clandestine labs.
 The drug combines the hallucinogenic
  effects of LSD with the stimulant effects of
  speed.
 Effects last approximately 3 to 6 hours
   Street Names for Ecstasy

 XTC     Candy
E        Bean
X        Roll
 Adam   M
 Eve     Mollies
              Effects of Ecstasy
 Permanent chemical          Flashbacks
    changes in the brain      Psychosis
   Brain damage              Poor concentration
   Liver damage              Jaw clenching and teeth
   Kidney failure             grinding (pacifiers and
   Anxiety or panic attacks   lollypops are commonly
                               handed out at Raves to
   Memory loss
                               soften these symptoms)
   Mood swings
                              Blurred vision
   Disturbed sleep patterns
                              Vomiting
   Irritability
                              Increased blood
   Paranoia (delusions of     pressure and heart rate
    persecution)
How does Ecstasy Effect My
         Body?


 While someone is on an E their pupils are dilated,
  their mouth and throat will feel dry, there is a rise in
  heart rate and blood pressure, their jaw feels tense
  (often people chew gum to ease this), sweating
  increases and appetite is suppressed.
How Ecstasy Effects the Body
 Muscle tension, involuntary teeth clenching,
  blurred vision, rapid eye movements,
  dizziness, & fatigue.

 Blood pressure & heart rate to increase to
  dangerous levels.

 Can lead to kidney, liver, or heart failure.
             Problems with Ecstasy
 Dealers often mix Ecstasy with LSD, DXM, PCP,
  prescription medication, even caffeine derivatives
  that can speed up the heart rate to dangerously high
  levels.
 Ecstasy drains the brain of an important chemical
  called seratonin
 Ecstasy users may encounter problems similar to
  those experienced by amphetamine and cocaine
  users, including addiction.
 MDMA-related fatalities at raves have been reported.
  The stimulant effects of the drug, which enable the
  user to dance for extended periods, combined with
  the hot, crowded conditions usually found at raves
  can lead to dehydration, hyperthermia, and heart or
  kidney failure.
         Risks and Recovery

 Ecstasy costs about $15-$60 a dose.

 If you stop you will become depressed and will
  have trouble sleeping.
A special thanks to the Scranton Times for providing this article
     The Law with Ecstasy


    Possession               Selling
 Maximum 7 years    Maximum jail time:
                      lifetime
                     May get fined
GHB
                     GHB

 GHB is known as the rape drug
 “Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid”
 GHB is made by drug dealers in there homes or
  cooking labs
 GHB can cause overdose
 GHB is often colorless, tasteless, and odorless,
  therefore they can be added to beverages and
  ingested unknowingly.
           Street Names for GHB

GHB,                   Liquid Ecstasy
"G" (most common)      Scoop
Gamma-OH               Water
Liquid E               Everclear
                       GBH
Fantasy
                       Soap
Georgia Home Boy
                       Salty Water
Grievous Bodily Harm   G-Riffick
Liquid X               Cherry Meth
Easy Lay               Organic Quaalude
               Effects Of GHB
 Intoxication              Muscle relaxation
 Increased energy,         Loss of coordination due
                               to loss of muscle tone
    happiness, and
    talking                   Possible nausea
                              Difficulty concentrating
   Desire to socialize
                              Loss of gag reflex
   Feeling affectionate      Loss of short term
    and playful                memory
   Mild disinhibition
   Sensuality
     PROBLEMS WITH GHB
 Within 15 minutes nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, visual
   disturbances, respiratory distress, amnesia, seizures, and
   coma are possible.


 When combined with methamphetamine, there appears to
   be an increased risk of seizure, nausea and difficulty
   breathing.

 Withdrawal effects, including insomnia, anxiety, tremors,
   and sweating.

 Coma

 Seizures

 DEATH!!
Brittany's Story

								
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