Thursday, September 8, 2016

Hallucinogenic Drugs in the Workplace; Forget It, You Will Never See Any

True. But you will see their toll.

HALLUCINOGENS ANALOGS HALLUCINOGEN-TYPE DRUGS AND "CLUB DRUGS" WITH SEDATIVE EFFECTS include: LSD, Mescaline and Peyote, Meth-Amphetamine and variants, GHB, Ketamine, Phencyclidine (PCP) and analogs; Psilocybin, etc. Street names include: LSD: Acid, Microdot, Window Panes, blotter acid, Peyote: buttons, Cactus, mescal, PCP: Love Boat, Shermans, Angel Dust, Woodies Methamphetamine: Crystal, Ecstasy, ICE, MDA, MDMA, DMA, GHB:  Grievous Bodily Harm,Mushrooms: Shrooms; Administered by Orally; Some may be injected like crystal methamphetamine; Other hallucinogens may be smoked or made into a tea (peyote, mescaline, etc.) Effects of these drugs of abuse include slurred speech, blurred vision, confusion, distortion of time and space, sensory distortions, illusions, hallucinations, paranoia, dilated pupils, mood swings, possible aggression, agitation. Hazards of use include anxiety, depression, impaired memory, flashbacks at any time, emotional and psychotic reactions, death from overdose, organic brain damage from PCP use. To obtain a handout for drug of abuse in the workplace, go to the tip sheet section of