Nicotine is the main psychoactive ingredient in tobacco, and is now frequently consumed alone in the form of vaping.


Ketamine is a short-acting dissociative used widely in medical practices as well as recreational settings.

Nitrous Oxide

Nitrous is a psychoactive gas that's frequently used in medical practice as well as in recreational settings. Its effects are dissociating and sedating.


Heatstroke is surprisingly dangerous. In fact, it's one of the main causes of medical emergencies at events across the country. Heat-related illnesses like heat exhaustion and heatstroke can be terrifying experiences, and are much more serious than most people realize. Sometimes heat illnesses can look and feel like an altered state (being high). Dancing for long periods of time, especially in hot environments, is a major risk factor for dehydration and heat-related illness. Heat exhaustion can become life-threatening heatstroke if someone isn't cooled off. Deaths from heatstroke have occurred at raves, nightclubs, festivals, and pretty much everywhere else in the world, often when...


Sold as "shoe cleaner" or "room deodorizer," poppers are bottles containing nitrite fluids that are wafted (not ingested) as inhalants.


Heroin, or diacetylmorphine, is an opiate derived from the opium poppy that produces a sense of calm, relaxation, and sedation.