The Hidden Dangers of Ecstasy

I was just reading an article about Ecstasy – actually, it was about pills SOLD as Ecstasy. It’s long been known that these pills could contain just about anything. Methamphetamine, heroin, caffeine, inert fillers or it could actually contain methylenedioxymethamphetamine. Otherwise known as MDMA or Ecstasy. Pills sold at music festivals, raves or nightclubs have completely unpredictable ingredients. So much so that organizations have sprung up just to test pills for partygoers and assure them that the pills were “pure.” Of course, that label overlooks the fact that some people die after consuming pure Ecstasy, so “purity” is no guarantee…

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Clubbing and Drug Abuse

Do you have a son or daughter or maybe a friend who spends a lot of time going to nightclubs or dance clubs? Then the chances are very good that they are using drugs as well. Probably a combination of drugs which increases their risk of harm or even death.   The drugs used at these clubs, similar events like music festivals and especially Spring Break trips include: • Alcohol • Marijuana • Ecstasy • Methamphetamine • LSD • Ketamine • GHB • Cocaine • And the many different new synthetic drugs on the market. What makes things even worse…

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Why Are We Writing about Ketamine?

We have just released a new educational booklet on ketamine, a drug that people abuse and become addicted to. You may not have heard much about this drug so why are we writing about it? In some circles, it’s quite a popular drug. Young people who attend raves or nightclubs are very likely to know about it and have tried it.  Ketamine is also heavily abused in urban areas in the US and Canada, in the UK and especially in Southern Asia. In Hong Kong and Taiwan, many people are becoming addicted and suffering great physical harm from abusing this…

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Rehab for Club Drugs

“Club drugs” refers to a category of drugs that are often used at parties, nightclubs, dance clubs and large musical events directed at young attendees. This class of drug includes mostly synthetic drugs of recent origin, while more familiar drugs like cocaine, marijuana and alcohol are also widely used at these venues. The most popular club drugs are ones like Ecstasy, GHB, mephedone and ketamine. Older drugs like LSD and PCP may also be used but less often. Ecstasy is the most popular and well-known drug. It is addictive, sometimes quickly so, and can cause death when a person overheats.…

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