Hallucinogens are drugs that distort the way users perceive reality, including time, motion, colors, sounds, and self. They can cause a user to see, feel and hear
things that don’t exist, making it hard to communicate or think clearly. Hallucinogens work by disrupting how nerve cells and the neurotransmitter serotonin
interact throughout the brain and spinal cord.
TYPES OF HALLUCINOGENS:
• LSD: an odorless, colorless chemical that comes from ergot, a fungus that
grows on grains.
• Mushrooms (Psilocybin): psilocybin is the hallucinogenic chemical found in
approximately 190 species of edible mushrooms.
• Mescaline: occurs naturally in certain types of cactus plants, including the