It’s hard to imagine your child would ever try MDMA (Ecstasy) or other drugs, but don’t be fooled. Statistics show that half of teens have tried some sort of illicit drug by the time they finish high school and that over six percent of have tried Ecstasy.
The more you know about what your child does and who they hang out with, the more likely you’ll be able to spot when they’re messing with the wrong stuff. They may even be talking about using drugs right in front of you. Do you know all the common slang terms for Ecstasy or partying? To help you gain insight into your child’s relationship with Ecstasy, we’ve compiled a list of common street names and nicknames for Ecstasy and partying.
Nicknames and Street Names for Ecstasy
Ecstasy usually appears as a small pill or tablet in various colors, sometimes with a logo stamped on it. Here are the common nicknames and street names for Ecstasy:
* X, E, or XTC
* Dancing Shoes
* Disco Biscuits
* Egg Rolls
* Happy Pill
* Hug Drug
* Love Drug
* Malcolm (or Malcolm X)
* Scooby Snacks
* Vitamin E or Vitamin X
Slang Terms for Ecstasy Use and Abuse
Is your child talking about using Ecstasy right in front of you? Here are some common slang terms for using Ecstasy or to describe someone who uses Ecstasy:
* Drop, Double Drop
* Flip or Flipping
* Roll, Rolling
* Cuddle Puddle, E-Puddle
* Raver, Raving
How to Talk to Your Teen about Drugs and Partying
According to Drugfree.org, only 10 percent of the estimated 1.4 million teens with substance abuse problems receive treatment. Don’t let your child be another sad statistic. If you think your teen is using drugs or drinking, take action. The sooner you address the problem, the less likely that their experimentation will lead to abuse and addiction. Immediately begin to more closely monitor your teen’s activities and set up reasonable rules and consequences that are enforceable. The most important thing you can do as a parent is not deny that a drug or alcohol problem exists. If the problem is beyond your ability to handle, ask for help. There are many drug and alcohol treatment programs that are tailored to teens.
Teen Ecstasy Treatment at Casa Palmera
At Casa Palmera, we understand the unique issues teens face, and we know that Ecstasy and other substance use is usually a symptom of something deeper. Our highly skilled staff is trained at uncovering the underlying issues that lead teens to use drugs or alcohol and will help them work through their problems in a more productive way.
Don’t let your child ruin his or her life with Ecstasy, alcohol or other drugs. Call Casa Palmera today and put your teen in the hands of trained, highly skilled professionals who will bring your child back to a healthy, happy life.