Hallucinogens

Get the facts…

  • Changes the way time, reality, and the environment is interpreted
  • Affects movement, reaction to situations, thinking, hearing, and seeing
  • Hallucinations occur such as:  hearing voices, seeing, and feeling things that don’t exist
  • Increase heart rate and blood pressure
  • Can cause coma, heart and lung failure
  • Causes confused, suspicious, and disoriented feelings
  • Can cause delusions and paranoia
  • Can cause mixed up speech, loss of muscle control, meaningless movements, and irrational, aggressive or violent behavior

Before you risk it…

  • Is illegal to buy, sell, or possess
  • Distorts perception of reality
  • The body can quickly form a tolerance
  • Can cause flashbacks that can occur weeks, months, and even years after use

Signs of hallucinogen use…

  • Distorted sense of sight, hearing, and touch
  • Dilated pupils
  • Anxiety and paranoia
  • Mood swings
  • Faintness
  • Irrational behavior