Hallucinogens

By Olivia

What is the group?

Hallucinogens make you see and feel things that might not actually be there. They also alter your prospection about how you feel, your thoughts, and how you think about the world around you. Hallucinogens also disorients you prescription on reality.
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What does it do to your body?

These drugs can affect you body in so many ways. One way is Hallucinogens can affect your brain because it interferes with your brains actions by temporarily disrupting communication between brain chemical systems throughout the brain and spinal cord.
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Short term effects

    • effects of hallucinogens can begin within 20 to 90 minutes
    • can last as long as 6 to 12 hours.
    • You can hallucinate
    • increased heart rate
    • nausea
    • intensified feelings and sensory experiences
    • changes in sense of time (for example, time passing by slowly)

    long term effects?

    • speech problems

    • memory loss

    • weight loss

    • anxiety

    • depression and suicidal thoughts

    When/Why would you use Hallucinogens?

    There are many ways why people start using hallucinogens such as, peer pressure. Maybe because the person wants to feel high or they don't know they are taking it. the person might also not know what the drug can do to you. They also could have been taking a gateway drug so they are high or drunk and think it might be fun to try it because they don't know what they are doing.

    Where can you get help?

    You can get help in lots of places such as you can get your family member to help you through the tough time. you can go online to get tips and pointers on how to stop. You could see a doctor or a professional who could help you stop. You might be able to go the a support group that could help you learn about how other people got through it or how other people feel about hallucinogens.
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    Examples of hallucinogens

    Some examples of hallucinogen drugs are:


    • PCP
    • LSD
    • Mushrooms