Drugs which stimulate the Central Nervous System.
Users will appear talkative, confident and alert.
Pupils will dilate with large doses. Appetite will be
suppressed. After-effects include increased
tiredness, low mood or paranoia, increased
appetite. Users can become dependent.
These include: Cocaine, Crack Cocaine, Amphetamine, Ecstasy, Khat, Methamphetamine
Drugs which slow down the activity of the Central Nervous System.
Users will appear sleepy/sedated, inhibitions may
be lowered and speech can become slurred. High
doses can lead to fatal overdose. As the drug wears
off users can become agitated, restless or anxious.
These include: Alcohol, Heroin, Tranquilisers,
Opiates in general
Drugs which alter perceptions of reality by creating
distortions in what the user sees, hears or feels.
Effects are dependent on the mood and expectation
of the user. The effects of LSD and magic
mushrooms can last for up to 12 hours.
Users may appear disorientated, have heightened
senses and may display unusual behaviours or
reactions. Pupils will be dilated.
These include: LSD, Ketamine, Magic Mushrooms, cannabis