Our Drug Guide contains information for over 40
commonly-abused drugs.

The Drug Guide at The Partnership at Drugfree.org is a comprehensive and up-to-date source of drug information, including drug descriptions, slang terms, short term- and long term- effects, images, federal classifications and more.


2C-B, 2C-T-7

2C-B 2C-T-7, 7th heaven, 7-up, beautiful, Blue Mystic, lucky 7, Tripstasy

What is 2C-B 2C-T-7? These are psychoactive or hallucinogenic compounds similar to mescaline. Chemically, 2C-B is 4-bromo-2, 5-dimethoxyhenethylamine. 2C-T-7 is 2,5-dimethoxy-4-(n) ropylthiophenethylamine. Because they are produced in clandestine laboratories, they are seldom pure and the amount in a capsule or…

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What is Alcohol? Alcohol is a depressant. What does it look like? Alcohol is used in liquid form. How is it used? Alcohol is drunk. Types include beer, wine, and liquor. What are its short term effects? When a person…

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What is AMT? For basic information on this emerging or less prevalent drug please see the links below to law enforcement reports and press articles. Little is known about the short-term and long-term effects of this drug due to a…

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Anorectic Drugs

What are Anorectic Drugs? A number of drugs have been developed and marketed to replace amphetamines as appetite suppressants. These anorectic drugs include benzphetamine (Didrex), diethylproprion (Tenuate, Tepanil), fenfluramine (Pondimin), mazindol (Sanorex, Mazanor), phendimetrazine (Bontril, Prelu-2, Plegine) and phentermine (Ionamin, AdipexP)….

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Bath Salts

Bath Salts are sold under a number of different “brand” names, and as different products, such as plant feeder or insect repellent. Brand names include: Bliss, Blue Silk, Cloud Nine, Drone, Energy-1, Ivory Wave, Lunar Wave, Meow Meow, Ocean Burst, Pure Ivory, Purple Wave, Red Dove, Snow Leopard, Stardust, Vanilla Sky, White Dove, White Knight, and White Lightning.

What are bath salts? Bath Salts are substituted cathinones, which are synthetic, concentrated versions of the stimulant chemical in Khat. Methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), mephedrone and methylone are the chemicals most often found in Bath Salts. What does it look like? Bath…

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What is Caffeine? Caffeine is a psychoactive stimulant. What does it look like? The chemical compound is derived from plants. Caffeine most often consumed in beverages, such as coffee, tea, soft drinks and energy drinks. It may also be found…

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Big C, Blow, Coke, Flake, Freebase, Lady, Nose Candy, Rock, Snow, Snowbirds, White Crack

What is Cocaine? Cocaine is a drug extracted from the leaves of the coca plant. It is a potent brain stimulant and one of the most powerfully addictive drugs. What does it look like? Cocaine is distributed on the street…

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Crystal Meth


What is Crystal Meth? Crystal Meth is a very pure, smokeable form of methamphetamine. It is a powerful and extremely addictive man-made stimulant. Its use can lead to severe physiological and psychological dependence.  What does it look like? Clear crystal…

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barbs, booze (alcohol), candy, downers, forget-me pills, Mexican Valium, phennies, R2, red birds, reds, Roche, roofies, roofinol, rope, rophies, sleeping pills, tooies, tranks, whippets (inhalants), yellow jackets, yellows.

What are Depressants? Depressants are substances which slow down the normal function of the central nervous system. These drugs include barbiturates, benzodiazepines, and alcohol. Marijuana and some inhalants are also depressants. Barbiturates are a class of drugs known as sedative-hypnotics, commonly…

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Businessman's trip

What is DMT? Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) is a hallucinogenic tryptamine. It is found in a variety of plants and seeds, and can also be produced synthetically. What does it look like? Pure DMT is most often found in crystal form.  How…

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