How to Calm Someone Down From Having a Bad Trip
Bad Drug Trips Compilation
What to do if you think someone has taken something "poisonous"
- Discover WHAT they have taken, WHEN and HOW MUCH. Gather as much information as you can to aid the paramedics.
- Call your local emergency as soon as possible.
- Do not force them to be sick as this could obstruct their breathing and cause other problems.
Pharmacology, The Study Of Drugs
Worst Case Scenarios
Users can suffer from severe anxiety attacks, suicidal thoughts or become seriously disorientation with delusional and paranoia thoughts. Hallucinations are very common and can be caused by a number of factors including neurological and psychological. Those having a bad trip may also want to harm themselves or others around them. Some may feel they are literally going to die and anyone experiencing these symptoms should get medical help immediately. Users experiencing a bad trip or a reaction to some substances could suffer long term damage and may need professional long term treatment immediately.
Have you ever seen someone caning too many hallucinogens (drugs) and wondered what you should do if they're having a bad trip? Wonder no more with this quick guide.
First, try and find out what the person has taken. I know this can be easier said than done but what could seem like a simple case of a trip gone wrong could be the start of a reaction to something serious. Drugs which could cause hallucinations include Cannabis/Marijuana, Magic Mushrooms, Salvia Divinorum (A psychoactive plant) Acid Tabs/LSD, Ecstasy, Crack, (PCP = Phencyclidine), Cocaine, DMT/Dimethyltryptamine and Amyl Nitrate.
Call for medical help immediately if you have any doubts at all. Unless, you are fully aware of what they have taken and of the possible side effects, try to monitor there breathing and heart rate at all times.
Things like LSD and magic mushrooms can artificially induce psychosis which means you lose all touch with reality, consequently, to an observer a person can appear crazy but this state will evaporate once the drug has worn off.
Never laugh when someone says there going to die, or a giant teddy bear is chasing them, or if you must, pretend to hide it. Also, be prepared to listen to a lot of crazy talk, this will also wear off but could last up to 12 hours.
Explain that what is happening is not real, and concentrate on bringing them back to straight thinking by telling them that they are safe and this drug will wear off and they will definitely not die.
Try to offer drinks such as tea, orange juice or anything to bring there sugar level back up. Even if they don't feel like eating suggest eating food like a small snack like a sandwich or apple. If someone were having a bad mushroom trip, you would not want to give them orange juice. Vitamin C amplifies the effects of the high, and people often take vitamin C supplements to increase the potency of their mushrooms.
Try to keep them in a quiet place away from loud noises, lots of people and flashing lights. Make sure they are in a nice calming place with soothing music. and get them to lay on there side in bed if you can.
The color of a room can make all the difference. Light green and blue rooms have a good calming effect. Massaging them gently is another option but is the person gets even more agitated don't push them. They may not feel very cooperative.
If things get too serious and violent, keep as far away from them as possible but close enough to stop them from doing something dangerous which could even be trying to take their own life with a kitchen knife etc, so be on your guard.
If you called the the medical officers, they should have now arrived. They may have to administer a liquid cosh, which is a sedative drug injected to calm them down.
Alleged Ex-Employee's Revelations that Drug Companies want Customers NOT Cures
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This article is not intended to be used to diagnose, treat or cure any medical problem. All of the above information is for educational purposes only.
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