Club Drugs

2C-T-7 Fast Facts

    National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), November 2004. This brochure answers common questions asked about 2C-T-7, a synthetic drug that produces hallucinogenic effects. It includes a description of the drug, describes the risks of abuse, and presents a profile of the typical abuser. 

Campuses and the Club Drug Ecstasy

    Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention, May 2001. This fact sheet offers an overview of ecstasy, possible effects of its use, and implications for institutions of higher education.

Club Drugs Facts & Figures

    Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), December 2006. This online resource provides comprehensive data and links to source materials on the club drugs ecstasy, Rohypnol, GHB, and ketamine. 

Community Drug Alert Bulletin: Club Drugs

    National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA). This bulletin provides an overview of street names, effects, and usage of several popular club drugs.

Detection of "Date-Rape" Drugs in Hair and Urine, Final Report

    National Institute of Justice (NIJ), March 2001. The objective of this project was to develop a methodology to detect flunitrazepam and its major metabolite 7-aminoflunitrazepam in the hair of victims of drug-facilitated sexual assault. (NCJ 201894)

Drug-Facilitated Rape: Looking for the Missing Pieces

    National Institute of Justice (NIJ), April 2000. This article summarizes findings on drug-facilitated rape obtained by researchers at the U.S. Department of Justice in response to a request from the Attorney General for more information about this new phenomenon. (NCJ 181731)

Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault Fast Facts

    National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), April 2004. This brochure answers the common questions asked about drug-facilitated sexual assault. It includes a description of drug-facilitated sexual assault, its prevalence, a description of the drugs used, and how they are obtained.  

GHB and Analogs Fast Facts

    National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), May 2003. This brochure alerts the public to the mind-altering risks and the short- and long-term effects to physical and mental health caused by GHB and similar drugs.

In the Spotlight: Club Drugs

    National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS). This online resource provides information about and links to resources concerning club drugs, which include MDMA (Ecstasy), GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate), Rohypnol, Ketamine, and methamphetamine.

Ketamine Intelligence Bulletin

    National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), July 2004. This bulletin discusses the trafficking and abuse of ketamine hydrochloride. It presents background information, smuggling from Mexico, abuse, effects, and its use in drug-facilitated sexual assault.

Rave Parties

    Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), August 2004. This guide addresses problems associated with rave parties. Rave parties–or, more simply, raves–are dance parties that feature fast-paced, repetitive electronic music and accompanying light shows. Raves are the focus of rave culture, a youth-oriented subculture that blends music, art and social ideals (e.g., peace, love, unity, respect, tolerance, happiness). Rave culture also entails the use of a range of licit and illicit drugs. Drug use is intended to enhance ravers´ sensations and boost their energy so they can dance for long periods.

Raves - Information Bulletin

    National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), April 2001. This bulletin discusses raves and club drugs in the United States, including the history, rave promotion, rave clothing and paraphernalia, and anti-rave initiatives.

Research Report: MDMA (Ecstasy) Abuse

    National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), April 2004. This report defines MDMA, presents its history, scope of use, abuses, effects, and treatments.

Rohypnol Fast Facts

    National Drug Intelligence Center (NDIC), August 2003.  This brochure provides information on Rohypnol, a trade name for the drug flunitrazepam, that is a central nervous system depressant.

Tips for Parents: The Truth About Club Drugs

    Office of Justice Programs (OJP), 2001. This brochure describes club drugs, their effects and gives important tips and resources about how to identify, prevent and treat drug abuse.

Tips for Teens: The Truth About Club Drugs

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 2000. This brochure provides facts about ecstasy, GHB, Ketamine, and Rohypnol.