After this presentation, you're gonna wish you heard about this drug sooner - just like we did.
What is Mescaline?
How is it administered
Physical and Psychological effects of mescaline
Affects on the body: following the consumption of Peyote and Mescaline, users may experience intense nausea, vomiting, dilation of the pupils, increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, a rise in body temperature that causes heavy perspiration, headaches, muscle weakness, and impaired motor coordination.
All information above is provided by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Psychological effects consist of:
Vivid mental images and distorted vision
Synesthesia (perception of seeing music or hearing colors)
Altered space and time perception
Extreme anxiety or terror
Distorted sense of body (users can feel either weighted down or weightless)
Heightened sensory experiences (i.e. brighter colors, sharper visual definition, increasing hearing acuity, more distinguished taste)
Difficulty focusing, maintaining attention, concentrating, and thinking
Loss of sense of reality; melding past experiences with present
Preoccupation with trivial thoughts, experiences, or objects
Highly adverse reactions ("bad trip") including frightening hallucinations, confusion, disorientation, paranoia, and/or agitation
All psychological symptoms are provided by the Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR).
How long do the effects of mescaline last?
tolerance, withdrawal and overdose of Mescaline
laws or social concerns about drug
What support systems exist for the abuse of mescaline?
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