Dangers of Hallucinogens
What is a Hallucinogen?
Names of Hallucinogens
LSD street names are acid, tabs, hits, window pane just to name a few. LSD is made from fungus that grows on grains. It was originally made as a medicine but was unsafe.
What can it do to your body?
Hallucinogens are drugs that affect the way your body feels and reacts to the world and how you see things. Hallucinogens makes you picture images in your head that are not real and make you feel all weird, nauseous, dizzy and make you throw up. Some side effects include:
Changes in personality and mood
Confused senses, like "seeing sounds" and "hearing colors"
Increased body temperature
Loss of appetite
Using LSD is a problem because:
Scary hallucinations can make people panic, which can lead them into dangerous situations such as suicide
LSD "flashbacks" are very common, with the drug's effects returning without warning from a few days to a year later.
Users develop tolerance, that they need more and more of the drug to get the same effect.
Examples of the drug within the category?
Where can you get help?
- Family or friend