People with mood disorders and anxiety disorders are found to be at risk of getting addicted to non-prescribed opioids, said by the U.S Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) according to the statistics from National Epidemiological Study on Alcohol and Related Conditions (NESARC). The statistics made good distinction between prescribed and non-prescribed opioids.
Products labelled as “bath salts” are found to contain compounds found in MDMA or ecstasy – the active substances that produce typical effects like heightened energy, hallucinations and sense of lovingness to complete strangers. Recent trends in marketing designer drugs is to label them with unrelated terms like “bath salts” and “plant food” to circumvent drug laws.
An imaging study found out that the recreational drug Ecstacy can cause long-term side effects in the brain. Ecstacy, also scientifically known as MDMA (which stands for 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine) is a popular club drug used in extended night parties (more known as ‘raves’) because of its euphoric, sense of intimacy and energizing effects that helps fuel partygoers to the extended and fast-paced environment of the party.