that MDMA affects neurotransmitters in the brain such as dopamine, noradrenaline and serotonin, which regulates mood, sleep and appetite.
A lot of substances tested as ‘MDMA’ in New Zealand recently contained synthetic cathinones, and some contained no MDMA at all. So if you choose to use what you think is MDMA, it’s best to test it first at a drug checking service or using a reagent testing kit.
MDMA is not without its risks - it can make you confused, raise your body temperature to dangerously high levels, and cause depression and sleep problems. But raising it in a conversation can help your young person know that it is ok to talk to you about it
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