Club Drug Rehab Atlanta
Parent Category: Metro
Category: Atlanta Drug Rehab
Written by Stop Admin
As Atlanta\s youth gets high in the club the need for club drug rehab is an issue that can\'t be denied.
Club Drugs pose an increasing threat to Atlanta, Georgia. This category of drugs includes the stimulant MDMA; the hallucinogens LSD and ketamine; the depressant GHB and its analogs; and diverted pharmaceuticals such as hydrocodone (Vicodin), hydromorphone (Dilaudid), oxycodone (OxyContin), and benzodiazepines such as alprazolam (Xanax) and diazepam (Valium). Among ODDs, OxyContin and MDMA represent the primary threat. With all that is available to the young people of atlanta the need for available club drug rehab is a prevelant issue.
Many of these ODDs are abused by middle-class suburban teenagers and young adults. MDMA is increasingly available and abused in Atlanta, Georgia. Caucasian local independent dealers are the primary wholesale and retail distributors of MDMA, LSD, ketamine, GHB and its analogs, and diverted pharmaceuticals in Atlanta, Georgia. MDMA, LSD, and ketamine, as well as GHB and its analogs generally are sold at raves, nightclubs, and private parties, and on high school and college campuses. As there are so many venues available for distribution of the drugs the need for club drug rehab becomes a hot topic for the area.
The distribution and abuse of LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide) pose a low threat to Atlanta, Georgia due to the drug\'s limited availability and comparatively low rate of abuse. This does not mean, however; that the need for club drug rehab is low. Drug use is on the rise as well as the need for club drug rehab. LSD, also known as acid, boomers, and yellow sunshine, is a hallucinogen that induces abnormalities in sensory perceptions. The effects of LSD are unpredictable depending upon the amount taken, the environment in which it is abused, and the abuser\'s personality, mood, and expectations. The physical effects include dilated pupils, sweating, loss of appetite, nausea, numbness, weakness, insomnia, dry mouth, tremors, and increased body temperature, heart rate, and blood pressure. Such effects can last up to 12 hours. Two long-term disorders associated with LSD are persistent psychosis and hallucinogen persisting perception disorder (flashbacks).
The increasing availability and abuse of MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine), particularly among teenagers and young adults, poses an increasing threat to Atlanta, Georgia. MDMA, also known as Adam, ecstasy, XTC, E, and X, is a synthetic stimulant and low level hallucinogen. Sometimes called the hug drug, abusers claim that the drug helps them be more "in touch" with others and "opens channels of communication." However, abuse of the drug can cause psychological problems similar to those associated with methamphetamine and cocaine abuse including confusion, depression, sleeplessness, anxiety, and paranoia. The physical effects can include muscle tension, involuntary teeth clenching, blurred vision, and increased heart rate and blood pressure. MDMA abuse can also cause a marked increase in body temperature leading to muscle breakdown, kidney failure, cardiovascular system failure, stroke, or seizure as reported in some fatal cases. Research suggests that MDMA abuse may result in long-term and sometimes permanent damage to parts of the brain that are critical to thought and memory. With the dangers associated with the use of this drug being such an important issue the need for club drug rehab in the area is an issue worth looking into.