Street Names: Benzodiazepines: benzos, zanies (Xanax), Klonopin, Valium
Barbiturates: barbs, barbies, downers, blues, nembies, succies
Opiates: blues, oxys, percs, vics, 30’s (Percocet 30mg), 40’s (OxyContin 40mg), 80’s (OxyContin 80 mg)
Amphetamines: speed, dex, adderal
Looks Like: pills, patches
Methods of Use: swallowed, smoked, injected, snorted
What Youth Say: helps you focus, makes you relax, helps you deal with stress, gets you high, makes you feel like you’re floating
Dangers: anxiety, paranoia, elevated body temperature, irregular heartbeat, seizures, fatal overdose, severe addiction (NIH, NIDA, DEA).