NPS 5: Synthetic Stimulant Impairment – Group Course
Novel psychoactive substances (NPS) continue to emerge at an alarming rate, posing considerable challenges to drug control legislation, chemical analysis of biological and drug samples, the study of drug symptomatology.
This course is a continuation of our series on NPS and will focus on novel synthetic stimulants. Learners will be provided with an overview of this drug class, associated trends, and discussion of their effects on behavior and performance. NPS hallucinogens and dissociatives will also be discussed
Example drugs in this class and example terminology: “Bath salts”, “Molly”, “Flakka”, synthetic cathinones, eutylone, methylone, ethylone, butylone, mephedrone, alpha-PVP, and more.