When used as a recreational drug, Ecstasy (MDMA’s) desired effects include increased empathy, euphoria, and heightened sensations.
In an effort to capture and share the real-life effects that these decisions have on the Timber Creek community, Talon reporters began researching various drugs and impacts on students for this series, “Hello, My Name is Drugs.”
Xanax is a highly addictive brand name for alprazolam, a sedative and anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) drug. Though being one of the most prescribed medications in the US, it is very dangerous because of it’s effects and easy accessibility.
Eyes wide open, heart pounding out of your chest, hypersensitivity to light, touch, and sound, and a sudden burst of extreme happiness are all major short term side effects to taking a drug like cocaine.