A typical mushroom experience lasts for just a few hours and while sometimes the experience is pleasant, other times teens can experience a bad trip. Bad trips can involve panic, anxiety, hallucinations and lightheadedness.
With recurrent use of mushrooms, the brain becomes accustomed and immune to the chemical changes. That means experienced teens may find that they can’t get the high they’re looking for with the plants. If they switch to stronger drugs in search of that high, they could tap into chemicals that do alter brain chemistry and are associated with addiction.
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