What is LSD?
LSD is a strong drug that makes people have hallucinations. LSD stands for Lysergic Acid Diethylamide and is also known as an acid. When taken it can make you views distorted and you may see and hear things unusual. People who take LSD describe their experience as a ‘trip’, these can be good or bad ‘trips’ and you won’t know what will happen until you have taken it.
LSD can cause you to feel anxious, tired, feelings of low mood and depression and panic. It causes hallucinations which can make you feel frightened and uncomfortable. It also effects your senses and slows down time and movement. When taken, you may see and hear things which aren’t real. LSD can also increase your current moods, so if you’re in a bad mood, it will make you moods a lot worse.
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