What is Ecstasy?
Ecstasy is a stimulant drug that is also known as, methylenedioxymethamphetamine or (MDMA). Ecstasy is related to mescaline, and amphetamine. Ecstasy is made from chemicals it is not natural. The person who makes the ecstasy can put whatever they want in it, so you can never know if it is pure or what is in it. Most of the time ecstasy comes in a pill form, they can be different colors and have different things imprinted on them. Some people take more than one at a time and mix them up; this is called bumping.
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Effects of Ecstasy
Ecstasy affects both the brain and body. When someone is under the influence of the drug it can give them a false sense of happiness and pleasure. Taking ecstasy is very dangerous because a person cannot tell if the pill that you are getting is really ecstasy or some chemicals that are not supposed to be combined.
Ecstasy is made out of MDMA while other pills are made from a synthetic form of MDMA. People like to take these pills before going to parties or raves. It gives them energy to dance sometimes produce brighter colors, and makes them feel a fake sense of joy. This drug can also make users feel like everyone is your friend when in fact they may not be. Ecstasy can affect the heart, breathing and temperature. When it affects temperature, it can cause it to become very high, which can lead to liver, kidney, and heart malfunctions. You do not want to mix ecstasy with other drugs as these mixtures could be lethal.
Narconon As A Treatment Option
Narconon is a facility that specializes in handling ecstasy addiction. The main cause of addiction is ones lack of ability to cope with life problems. Narconon helps to tackle this and also utilizes a unique method to handle the physical aspect of ecstasy addiction that helps to remove drug toxins from the body though a sauna detoxification program since ecstasy can be a physically addictive drug.
Ecstasy abuse can be severe and when an individual tries to stop they can experience withdrawal symptoms. Some of these include fatigue, loss of appetite, depression, and problems concentrating. Withdrawal occurs when you have used a drug for a long period of time excessively. Your body can develop a dependency on the chemicals in the drug you are using. When you stop using this drug your body will have withdrawal from this drug, because it is so used to having those chemicals.
How Narconon Handles Ecstasy Addiction
- The first key is that Narconon sees ecstasy addiction starting out as a problem that a person does not have a solution for. The drug became the solution then caused a much greater problem. Focusing on those things that lead a person to use drugs in the first place the giving them skills to handle problems stops the initial need for drugs.
- The second key to Narconon successfully handling ecstasy abuse if the fact that the program is divided into 8 parts. Until one part is fully complete a person does not move to the others. Each part of the program builds on the lower ones starting out with handling the physical part of the addiction, then going into all the mental and emotional components.
- The third key is relapse prevention that is included in the program. This is through the Life Skills Courses at Narconon that allow former users to really tackle those people and environmental factors that caused them to use drugs and gives them skills to handle problems outside of rehab without having to turn back to illicit substances.
- The fourth key is that Narconon does not put patients on more drugs or use replacement drug therapy to handle addiction. In many cases these drugs carry dangerous side effects with them and are also addictive.
- The fifth factor is Narconon staff are highly trained to care for and treat those addicted. Some have even had first-hand experience with drug use and can relate to those struggling. The program has been helping people since 1966, we have a 70% success rate, and we have proven for years that a person can overcome an addiction, with help understanding how to handle problems and issues without drugs.
In addition, after someone has completed the full Narconon program for ecstasy addiction and all other addictions, they are able to fully review everything they have done through the program and come up with a discharge plan to handle all aspects of their lives outside of treatment. In the discharge plan, they will also set goals in their personal life, with relationships, work, and family. After completing this and finishing the program the individual starts to follow this plan at home or wherever they have chosen to start their life after rehab. Narconon contacts all graduates to make sure they are reaching their goals and helps them as needed.
The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that averages of 760,000 people had used MDMA or ecstasy in a one month period. The problem is severe and the only solution is treatment that gets results.
Call Narconon at 800-468-6933 for more information.