LSD/ Hallucinogens Street Names LSD’s true name is Lysergic Acid Diethylamide LSD is also called: South Park( after the TV show), Acid, Battery Acid, Windowpane, Bart Simpson(after the character in the Simpson's), Yellow sunshine, and Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds(after the son by the beatles) on the streets Origin and description LSD is a Hallucinogen created by Dr. Albert Hoffman in 1938 LSD is made from ergot, a brown, toxic mold that grows on rye and other grains Appearance LSD is often found in powder, pill, or liquid drops LSD can also be put onto certain foods like gelatin (“window panes”) Drug Category LSD is hallucinogen Hallucinogens are drugs(like LSD) that cause hallucinations Short Term/Immediate Effects How LSD effects you depends on the mental state of the user Distorted perception of depth, time, and the size and shapes of objects Heightened senses Psychological or emotional effects such as anxiety, depression, dizziness, disorientation, and paranoia Short Term/Immediate Effects Physical effects such as dilated pupils, lowered body temperature, nausea, vomiting, profuse sweating, rapid heart rate, and convulsions Long Term Effects Over long terms LSD can cause: a growing tolerance to the drug this disappears quickly after usage stops Flashbacks of previous “trips” on LSD or past life experiences Prolonged anxiety and depression even after drug is stopped Physical effects for long term use are unknown Legality LSD is illegal in the United States Other then a few small countries (most that just don’t have drug laws) LSD is illegal every where Statistical Information LSD cost between $3-20 depending on where and when you buy it More then 22.7 million people above age 12 admited to using LSD in 2007 and its rapidly increasing Where to go for help? Alcohol and Drug Recovery Centers, Inc. (ADRC) 500 Blue Hills Avenue, Hartford, CT (860) 714-3700 Rushford is one of Connecticutﾕs leading substance abuse and mental health providers 883 Paddock Ave # 8, Meriden, CT (203) 630-5280 Citation Drug Facts/LSD. National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign. 9/5/11 <http://www.abovetheinflue nce.com/>. Street Terms:LSD. Last Updated: April 6, 2005 office of natural drug control policy. 9/5/11 <http://www.whitehousedrugpoli cy.gov>. LSD. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA); Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) . 5/9/11 <http://www.drugfree.org>.