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Different Types of Club drugs


Club drugs are a general type of recreational drugs that were first associated with discos and nightclubs in the 1970s and parties, raves, and dance clubs, parties, and raves from the 1980s to today. Club drugs are often abused by individuals at all-night parties in order to experience their stimulant or psychedelic effects. The term club drugs, or the drugs they stand for can vary based on geographic location.
While most recreational drugs and illegal substances are categorized by their pharmaceutical and chemical properties, club drugs vary in these properties and can range from different inhalants, stimulants, hallucinogens, phenethylamines, and mushrooms. 


Examples of club drugs include:
Methylenedioxymethamphetamine
o Other names include X, XTC, Ecstasy, Clarity, Lover's Speed, and Adam.
o Stimulant that increases feelings of endurance, energy, awareness, and wakefulness.
o Creates an alteration in consciousness with more inner peace and an overall increase in mood while lowering feelings such as hostility, jealously, aggression, insecurity, empathy, compassion, and self confidence.
o Can also cause minor psychedelic imagery and sensory distortion.
Gamma-hydroxybutyrate
o Other names include GHB, G, Grievous Bodily Harm, Georgia Home Boy, Liquid Ecstasy.
o Depressant that can used as a date rape drug.
o Can also be used for their intoxicating effects.
o Other effects include visual disturbances, nausea, dizziness, and drowsiness.
Ketamine
o Other names include Vitamin K, Special K, Cat Valium.
o Low doses can result in a milk dreamy effect as well as numbness.
o Higher doses can cause hallucinogenic and dissociative effects.
Rohypnol
o Other names include Forget-me Pill, Rophies, Roofies, Roche.
o Can produce intoxication, sedative effects, counteract stimulants, and soften crash of other stimulant use.
o Often used as a date rape drug.
Methamphetamine
o Other names include Meth, Speed, Crystal, Ice, Crank, Fire, Chalk, Glass.
o Effects can include hyperactivity, euphoria, anxiety, hallucinations, delusions of grandiosity, obsessive behaviors, and paranoia.
o Can increase energy, self-confidence, self-esteem, sociability, and aggressiveness.
Lysergic Acid Diethylamide
o Other names include Acid, LSD, Yellow Sunshine, Boomers.
o Often abused for its psychological effecs which vary but due to sate of environment and mind and dosage.
o Can have psychological effects like color distortion, different sense of time, geometric patterns, morphing of objects, death of ego, and other effects.
o Can also alter senses, memories, emotions, awareness, and time.
Many of these club drugs such as Rohypnol and GHB are found in forms that are colorless, odorless, and tasteless and are often combined with alcoholic beverages. Aside from typical club abuse, some of these club drugs are often used in order to commit sexual assaults due to their sedative abilities. 

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