This publication is a collection of stories gathered from real life experiences that people have had under the influence of drugs. Through a selection of illustrations
This publication is a collection of stories gathered from
and collage, this publication will
real life experiences that people have had under the
demonstrate the hallucinations
influence of drugs. Through a selection of illustrations
and effects that these particular
and collage, this publication will demonstrate the
drugs have on your mental health
hallucinations and effects that these particular
and well being. It will explore
drugs have on your mental health and well being.
the reasons as to why people take
It will explore the reasons as to why people take
hallucinogenics and what they are
hallucinogenics and what they are escaping from.
I was given the opportunity to have access to a personal diary, which had stories of experiences with I was given the opportunity to
hallucinations through drugs. The person in question
have access to a personal journal,
expressed how it was important to them to keep track
which had stories of experiences
of the experiences they had through a written journal.
with hallucinations from drugs.
Throughout this publication you will be given an
The person in question expressed
insight into their life and some of the experiences they
how it was important to them to
keep track of the experiences they had through a personal narrative. Throughout this publication you will be given an insight into their life and some of the experiences they encountered.
MANDY ALSO KNOWN AS ECSTASY, SUPERMAN, ROLEXS, PINK SUPERMAN, PILLS,
MITSUBISHI’S, MDMA, MANDY, E, DOLPHINS, CRYSTAL AND COWIES.
Ecstasy: 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine; MDMA: a powerful drug that acts as a stimulant and can produce hallucinations
LSD: Pharmacology. A crystalline solid, C 20 H 25 N 3 O, the diethyl amide of lysergic acid, a powerful psychedelic drug that produces temporary hallucinations and a schizophrenic psychotic state.
LUCY ALSO KNOWN AS ACID,TRIPS, TRIPPER,
STARS, W, RAINBOWS, PAPER MUSHROOMS, MICRO DOT, LIQUID ACID, LIGHTNING FLASH, HAWK, FLASH, DROP, DOTS, CHEER AND BLOTTER.
“I’ve only taken Lucy a few of times but when I do I have some pretty weird, funny and horrific experiences on it. Even though you know its not real you still find it hard to work out what your hallucinating and what your not. It’s always going to be a gamble, because you don’t ever know what’s going to happen.” C. 26
CATS IN PANTS DANCING
â€œOne minute I was having the time of my life with my friends and then I turned around and saw cats wearing pants and dancing. It was the most surreal thing I had ever seen. â€œ H. 23
& GLITTERY HANDS
“ One time on acid, I looked down at my hands and they had turned into glitter” E. 20
HAVE A NICE TRIP
SEVENTH-HEAVEN ALSO KNOWN AS TRIPSTACY, T-7, 7-UP, 2CT, 2CI, 2CE, AND 2CB.
Magic mushrooms: mushrooms of the genus Psilocybe, which cause visions or hallucinations when eaten.
PHILOSOPHER’S STONE ALSO
is a psychedelic drug of the 2C
KNOWN AS SHROOMS, MUSHIES, MAGICS, LIBERTY CAP, LIBERTIES, AMANI, AGARIC AND MAGIC MUSHROOMS.
2C-B: dimethoxyphenethylamine family, an entactogen. 2C-B is
sold as a white powder sometimes pressed in tablets or gel caps.
â€œWhy would I stop taking it? It makes me feel happy. For that one night all those worries just disappear. Everything becomes more enhanced, the colours and the music become vivid.â€? S. 24
I started taking drugs when I was 18, I was more curious than anything and you become tempted when your friends are also trying them. It started with cannabis
and then I slowly started to try ecstasy, lsd and mushrooms.
As I’ve become a bit older, It’s more of an escape from a stressful week at work, or if I’m feeling like I need a lift. It has become a bit of a spiral and I do find it hard to go out on a weekend without taking anything, but it’s my way of escaping. B. 28
After a heavy night on 2bc, I suffer from seriously bad paranoia, I feel as though everyone is talking about me which in turn makes me cry. My emotions go from high to low in an instant.
I’ve had more bad trips than good. I’ve had times where I’m walking and feel as though I’m walking so fast, and I turn around and see I haven’t hardly moved at all. It feels like you’re on a treadmill and you re not getting anywhere. It seems funny, but at the time you feel frustrated and scared. E. 21
When I took mushrooms, I was with my brother and sister. I started to panic and I became anxious. I felt sick and disorientated. Then my brother and sisters heads turned into dogs. I then had a fit and woke up not knowing what had happened. M. 18
I had some dodgy mdma at a party once. I never hallucinate on md but I kept seeing this guy walking around with cuts on his face, I wasn’t sure if it was a hallucination or if it was real. I couldn’t understand why nobody was reacting to the cuts all over his face and arms. To this day I still don’t know if it was real or not.
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