Monitoring the Future
Monitoring the future
For more information on current trends and stats for club drugs and other drugs of abuse please see the following page containing links to the Monitoring the Future Survey, the Community Epidemiology Work Group and other useful sources.
MDMA/Ecstasy Research: Advances, Challenges, Future Directions
Videocast, posters, participant list, etc.
"In the Mix"
PBS Series Information - "Reality Television for Teens"

BRIGHT PSA: This PSA uses scientific data as the basis for explaining the effects of drug use on the brain. We now have scientific evidence showing that people can't always choose to stop using drugs. See this video in Spanish.

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Club drugs are being used by young adults at all-night dance parties such as "raves" or "trances," dance clubs, and bars. MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB, Rohypnol, ketamine, methamphetamine, and LSD are some of the club or party drugs. NIDA-supported research has shown that use of club drugs can cause serious health problems. Used in combination with alcohol, these drugs can be even more dangerous.

No club drug is benign.

To combat the increasing use of club drugs, NIDA and its partners launched a national research and education initiative, "Club Drugs: Raves, Risks, and Research" in December 1999.

MDMA Abuse (Ecstasy)
- Printed 2006.
The Neurobiology of Ecstasy (MDMA) - A teaching packet for health practitioners, teachers and neuroscientists detailing the effects of Ecstasy (MDMA) on the brain.
NIDA's Newsletter Articles on Club Drugs (NIDA Notes) - A Collection of Articles That Address Research on Methamphetamine