Street Names: Smack, H, ska, junk
Description: Heroin is an opiate drug that can be injected, snorted, or smoked. Today , heroin has a higher purity level. Produces euphoria, mental clouding and alters emotions, also users can be slow to react
Street Names: Pot, ganga, weed, grass, 420
Description: Marijuana alters mood and cognition. Generally it is smoked or eaten for its major psychoactive ingredient THC. Effects range from feelings of relaxation with enhanced sensations and perceptions to reduced social interaction and increased passive behaviors. Marijuana smoke contains the same carcinogenic compounds found in tobacco smoke thereby increasing the risk of lung cancer and other respiratory ailments. Users can experience difficulty concentrating, depth perception distortion, reduced short-term memory and anvaltered sense of time and space.
Street Names: Meth, chalk, ice, crystal, glass
Description: Crystal Meth is highly addictive and a potent stimulant. Typically it is smoked by heating a crystal rock, but it can be taken orally, snorted, or injected. It increases wakefulness and irritability.
Street Names: Coke, snow, flake, blow
Description: Cocaine can be snorted, smoked or injected. It is rapidly absorbed in to the bloodstream. An acute tolerance develops quickly. This, along with the drug’s strong reinforcement properties, makes it highly addictive.
Street Names: Rock, Crack Cocaine, freebase
Description: Free-basing crack cocaine or smoking it can cause users to face greater risks of dying suddenly. Crack produces intense euphoria, followed within minutes by a crash. Leads to frequent dosing and very rapid addiction.
Street Names: Acid, blotter, dots, tabs
Description: LSD produces unpredictable psychological effects, with "trips" lasting about 12 hours. With large enough doses, users experience delusions and hallucinations. Physical effects include increased body temperature, heart rate, and blood pressure; sleeplessness; and loss of appetite.