Club drugs have become increasingly popular with today’s adolescent and young adults throughout the United States. Also, referred to as designer drugs, which means they are manmade and not derived from anything natural. For example, ecstasy is a popular club drug and around 80 to 90% of people who attend rave parties use this drug. The trends with these drugs are always changing within the nation, such as with how the drugs are designed and made. As many new recreational drugs emerge, young people are not informed, and end up becoming addicted to them or are casually using them. These types of drugs are found to be used in many different social settings. Young people will come across them while attending high school, college, and university. When an intervention for club drug addiction is done, it is often always for an adolescent or young adult.
When you first contact Newman, Interventions regarding this type of addiction, we will want to gather as much information as we can. There are various types of club drugs being abused in America. For example, methamphetamine is a widely-used stimulant drug and is laced into other drugs. Ecstasy is the most recognized and is popular because of its stimulant properties. Ketamine and GHB are also widely abused in the United States. GHB is well-known as being a date rape drug, and both of these drugs are often used in combination with other drugs. If you are unsure about what drug your loved one may be using, a professional interventionist can help you determine this.