Illegal Street Drugs

5 Street Drugs

Stimulant

  • Stimulant drugs damage the brain’s decision-making abilities, revving up the course of addiction and making it harder for people to quit, research suggests.
  • One example is caffeine, nicotine, and cocaine.
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Depressants

  • Causing decrease in activity, heart rate and breathing.
  • One example is alcohol, rohypnol (roofies).
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Narcotics

  • Causes numbness, relaxation, sedation, and drowsiness.
  • One example is heroin, ketamine, and PCP.
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Hallucinogens

  • Cause distorted visual perception, and auditory.
  • One example is LSD (Acid), peyote, and PCP.
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Inhalants

  • Causes lightheadedness, and dizziness.
  • One example is glue, plant, and markers.
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