A man made drug that produces energizing effects.
How does MDMA affect the brain?
MDMA takes 15 minutes to reach the brain. It produces it's effects by increasing the activity of the chemical messengers brain cells such as serotonin, dopamine and norepinephrine.
What are other effects of MDMA?
Some other effects of the drug MDMA are :
-high body temperature
Can you get addicted or die from MDMA?
Researchers are not sure if you can get addicted to MDMA, but some users do experience withdrawal, dependence, and tolerance. Yes, you can die from the drug since it causes problems to the body's ability to regulate temperature.
How many teens abuse MDMA?
Lifetime- 8th 2.30% Year- 8th 1.40% Month- 8th .50%
10th 3.80% 10th 2.40% 10th .90%
12th 5.90% 12th 3.60% 12th 1.10%
What should you do if someone needs help?
if you need to call for a crisis call 1-800-273-talk (National Suicide Prevention lifeline). To find treatment call 1-800-662-help (Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator)
What classification does MDMA belong in?
MDMA is a stimulant.