Street Names: Adam, Beans, Clarity, E, Hug Drug, Molly, XTC, Lover's Speed
Looks Like: Branded tablets, Candy
How It's Used/Abused: Swallowed
What Teens Have Heard: "Enhances the senses and you'll love everyone."
Short and Long Term Effects: Can cause severe dehydration, liver and heart failure and even death.
Arizona Teen Facts: Ecstasy use has nearly doubled among high school age teens since 2008.
Signs of Abuse: Teeth clenching, chills, sweating, dehydration, anxiety, unusual displays of affection.
Every Parent Should Know: Paraphernalia can include pacifiers, candy necklaces or rings, glow sticks, nasal inhalers, breath sweetener bottles, and dust masks. Raves are dance parties where ecstasy is sold. In capsule form can be easily mixed with other drugs. Ecstasy can be addictive. It has become a popular club drug because its stimulant properties allow the user to dance for extended periods of time. Ecstasy can lead to depression and anxiety days or even weeks later.