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Legacy Healing Center is a comprehensive addiction treatment center located in South Florida, committed to creating a better life for those suffering from ecstasy (also known as Molly or MDMA) addiction. Built from our core values of compassion, commitment and integrity, our personalized holistic healing approach focuses on healing the mind, body and spirit of individuals seeking a more fulfilling life.
There are many symptoms and warning signs common among those struggling from ecstasy abuse. If you or a loved one is experiencing any of the following, it may be necessary to seek treatment for ecstasy addiction:
Your first question is probably what, exactly, is ecstasy? And is it really that big of a deal? Without getting too technical on the science stuff, ecstasy / MDMA / Molly is a synthetic drug that alters the user’s mood and perception. Synthetic means it’s made in a lab, not based on a plant or naturally occurring substance. It’s also a Schedule 1 narcotic, which means the U.S. government has deemed it has no medically redeeming value and has a high propensity to be addictive2. This means the possession and use of ecstasy is always illegal.
Ecstasy is usually taken orally in the form of a pill or tablet. It can also be inhaled through the nose (snorted) as a powder1.
One of the things that can make ecstasy so dangerous is the unknown. In other words, is the product a person thinks they are buying actually what they are getting? Many times, ecstasy includes other drugs in addition to or instead of what’s being sold. Known additives may include:
In not fully knowing exactly what they are getting, a person could
The question of the addictive nature of MDMA is still being researched. Keep in mind, however, that addiction can have two components: physical and psychological. While the nature of ecstasy being physiologically addictive is still highly debated, it can still be psychologically addictive — meaning you could have a strong or overwhelming desire to keep using the drug despite its harmful consequences. Additionally, ecstasy is often used together with other addictive substances, such as alcohol.
If you want to get help for ecstasy or other substances, look into alcohol rehab in Florida with Legacy Healing Centers.
Ecstasy / MDMA / Molly is most typically used by teens and young adults in environments such as nightclubs or rave parties. However, its use has spread more broadly beyond this niche. Ecstasy acts as both a stimulant and a hallucinogenic. It works on three brain messenger chemicals, serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine2.
It produces feelings of
Unfortunately, it can have undesired effects on the brain and body as well. Some of these are merely uncomfortable and some can be dangerous to the point of life-threatening. Ecstasy use can cause
Help is just a phone call away. Ecstasy rehab and other drug and alcohol programs can be discussed with a dedicated treatment specialist when you call 888-497-8403.
At Legacy Healing Center, you’re treated as a whole person, not your addiction. You will be treated kindly and with the respect and dignity, you deserve. Our goal is to serve you as you embark on your recovery journey. We are Ladies and Gentlemen, caring for Ladies and Gentlemen.
We want to help you find your way back to good, back to freedom, back to life.
1.U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2022, March 22). MDMA (Ecstasy/Molly) DrugFacts. National Institutes of Health. Retrieved April 27, 2022, from https://nida.nih.gov/publications/drugfacts/mdma-ecstasymolly
2.Abuse, N. I. on D. (2021, December 9). MDMA (ecstasy or molly) drug facts, effects. NIDA for Teens. Retrieved April 27, 2022, from https://teens.drugabuse.gov/drug-facts/mdma-ecstasy-or-molly