Ecstasy

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Subject:
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Ecstasy

Ecstasy

The chemical that makes the reaction happen in Ecstasy is MDMA.(methylenedioxymethampheta-mine)

Taken in pill form

Stimulant

History:founded in 1912; during the 1980's it was used in night clubs and music scenes; it was banned in 1985

Street names:E or X, roll, love pill, XTC, Hug drug, clarity, Adam, scooby snacks.

Short-term effects:depression, confusion, trouble sleeping,paranoia, drug craving, muscle tension, blurred vision, nausea, teeth clenching, chills or sweating.

Long-term effects: brain damage with thoughts and memory, degenerated nerve branches and nerve endings, depression, anxiety, memory loss, kidney failure, psychosis, convulsions, or even death.

Help Line:1-888-290-2119

Withdrawal:rehab or group work is the only way to overcome the MDMA addiction

STATS/FACTS:1. In 2007, 7% of HS seniors had tried Ecstasy.2. 80% of ER visits in 2010 involved E mixed with other drugs.3. Over 12 million Americans have tried Ecstasy atleast once.4. In 2009 the users of Ecstasy increased by 37%.5. The usage by 10th graders increased from 3.7% to 4.7%.

Signs of Use:Mental stimulation, emotional warmth, physical energy, enhanced sensory perception.

References:drugabuse.comdrugfree.orgecstasy.ws


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