What is L.S.D.?
L.S.D. is a hallucinogenic drug, it has a powerful effect on the mind and the way we see things. L.S.D. is also known as acid, trips, blotters and tabs.
L.S.D.’s real name is Lysergic Acid Diethylamide.
What does L.S.D. look like?
L.S.D. usually comes in tiny squares of paper, often with a picture/cartoon on one side. The picture says nothing about the likely effect or strength of the drug and usually reflects the latest film or fashion images. L.S.D. may also come as tiny tablets known as dots or microdots.
How is L.S.D. taken?
L.S.D. is sucked and swallowed.
What immediate effects does L.S.D. have?
L.S.D. is a hallucinogenic drug, which means users will experience their surroundings in a very different way. L.S.D. causes hallucinations and users will see bright colours, strange distorted sights and sounds. The effects of L.S.D. are known as a ‘trip’ and can last as long as 8 to 12 hours.
The effects of L.S.D. can depend on the users mood, where they are and who they are with. Users experience trips differently every time. Once the trip starts there is no way of stopping it and a bad trip can be terrifying. Users may feel threatened, depressed, and panicky. Users of L.S.D. may even think that they are going mad and forget that it is the drug that is responsible.
It’s impossible to predict a bad trip but it’s more likely to happen if the user is feeling anxious, nervous or uncomfortable. Accidents are likely to occur while users are hallucinating.
What are the long-term effects of taking L.S.D.?
L.S.D. can complicate mental problems such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia. After using L.S.D. people can have ‘flashbacks’ when they suddenly see or hear things from previous L.S.D. trips. Taking L.S.D. over a long period means that you may never quite come back to normal.
What class drug is L.S.D.?
L.S.D. is a class A drug and it is illegal to possess, supply or produce.