Saturday 17 August UK News feed. A video of a teenage girl who was left in a coma after taking the ecstasy-like drug MDMA has been released by her family. Doctors were slowly able to stabilise the year-old and in August she was transferred to a specialist rehabilitation unit for people with brain injuries.
A Scotland teen died after taking ecstasy at a party and now police are warning others that the pills she took could be lethal. According to the Independent, year-old Shellie Callaghan got sick and went to the hospital after a house party, and later died. Police are investigating whether the ecstasy pills she reportedly had access to are the cause of her death, and warning others in the mean time to avoid the kind of pills Shellie took.
Erowid uses information from published literature, experts and input from the public to document legal and illegal substances. It also runs EcstasyData. The site notes people under 30 years of age in are more likely to call it Molly; people over 30 are more likely to call it ecstasy.
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Call Now. Treatment Center Locator. Ecstasy is the street name for a version of MDMA, or 3,4 methylenedioxy-methamphetamine.
The new recreational drug of choice among teens has produced a 50 percent increase in emergency room visits. There was a Senate hearing at the Capitol this morning about ecstasy, the new drug of choice among teens that has produced a 50 percent increase in emergency room visits in the United States. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
It is chemically similar to both stimulants and hallucinogens, producing feelings of increased energy, pleasure, emotional warmth, and distorted sensory and time perception. MDMA was initially popular in the nightclub scene and at all-night dance parties "raves"but the drug now affects a broader range of people who more commonly call the drug Ecstasy or Molly. People who use MDMA usually take it as a capsule or tablet, though some swallow it in liquid form or snort the powder. The popular nickname Molly slang for "molecular" often refers to the supposedly "pure" crystalline powder form of MDMA, usually sold in capsules.
These are external links and will open in a new window. When she went to raves with her friends Laura - not her real name - used to take Ecstasy to give her a buzz. But it got to the point where she started to take drugs most weekends even if she was just going over to a mate's house or to a barbecue or house party.
Chelsea Bruce, 16, collapsed at a flat in Fernbank Street, Springburn, in the early hours of Sunday morning. Two teen boys, 16 and 18, were also rushed to hospital and it is believed all three may have taken MDMA. In a statement to the Scottish Daily Mail, Chelsea's family paid tribute to their 'wee angel': "Words cannot express the utter devastation and loss we feel that out beloved, beautiful Chelsea has been taken from us in such tragic circumstances. Everyone loved her.