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Hallucinogen Drug Overview

What Is a Hallucinogen? Hallucinogens are a class of drugs that are known to cause hallucinations and alter users’ sense of reality.1,2 Hallucinogens are divided into 2 categories: classic hallucinogens...

What Are the Long-Term Effects of Using Psychedelic Mushrooms?

Although psilocybin, shrooms, magic mushrooms, and psychedelic mushrooms are common terms referring to the same group of hallucinogenic fungi, there are more than 75 known species containing psilocybin or psilocin, the chemicals that trigger hallucinations...

An Overview on Synthetic Hallucinogens

Synthetic hallucinogens are manmade alternatives to substances like lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and “magic mushrooms.” While many hallucinogens are derived from natural substances like fungus, synthetic hallucinogens are not, though they do...

Physical Impact of Ecstasy Abuse: Dangers of Use

Ecstasy is just one of the names associated with 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, or MDMA. This amphetamine-based drug is a potent stimulant with psychedelic properties. Although ecstasy is now a Schedule I drug in the...

Detox from Ecstasy

In 2016, the Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States: Results from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) report stated that nearly 30 million people...

An Overview on Psychedelic Mushrooms (Psilocybin)

According to scholarly sources, such as the book Hallucinogens: A Forensic Handbook, psychedelic mushrooms or magic mushrooms include a number of species of mushrooms that contain the active compound psilocybin. This...

How Long Does it Take to Come Down from Ecstasy?

Ecstasy, also known as MDMA, is a common drug in the class of intoxicants called “club drugs.” These substances are known for their use in nightclubs, dance clubs, raves, and...

What Can Happen if You Mix Ecstasy with Methamphetamines?

Ecstasy (also known as MDMA) and methamphetamine (also known as meth) are both illicit stimulant drugs that are common in the nightclub or “rave” scene. This has led to them...

What Can Happen if You Take Ecstasy with Other Club Drugs?

Club drugs are any intoxicants commonly taken in nightclubs or at dance parties, particularly raves, to enhance the experience of the party. Ecstasy is the most commonly used of these...

How Much Ecstasy Would Result in an Overdose?

Drug overdose is a commonly used term associated with serious harm and death, but it’s rather hard to define. Technically, an overdose is considered to be any dose of a drug...

What Are the Long-term Risks of Ecstasy Use?

Ecstasy use was once restricted to a very small group of people. These people took the drug when they were attending dance parties or concerts in order to enhance the...

What Is Ecstasy Made From?

Ecstasy pills look a lot like candy. They are small, brightly colored, and stamped with funny images or clever symbols. They look like harmless little bits of nothingness people might...

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