|A bitter pill to swallow...Before you pop one, know the facts.|
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First Person: Teen Stories of Addiction | Facts About Club Drugs
Your Brain On Ecstasy | Recommended Reads
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Ecstasy and other drugs like Ketamine, acid and GHB have branched out beyond clubs and raves. People are using them at home, in school...pretty much everywhere. Word has it, they're not "real" drugs; they're not addictive and using them can't get you into trouble. They're harmless fun, right? Wrong. In the Mix teamed up with actress Erika Christensen, who played a teen drug addict in the movie "Traffic", to explore the realities of "E".
Young people whose drug use landed them in the hospital, in prison, and in rehab share their stories. [Watch video clip] Now, they're getting their lives back on track and have a lot to say to other young people currently using drugs...or even just thinking about it.
A Miami undercover cop gives us his perspective on the club drug scene, and we watch via hidden camera as a drug dealer gets busted. [Watch video clip] Westchester County D.A. Jeanine Pirro lays down the law by explaining exactly what happens after a teen is arrested for drug possession.
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