- Hallucinogens were responsible for 0.2 percent of TEDS admissions in 1996 (Table 3.2).
- Admissions for hallucinogen abuse occurred primarily among white males of high
school and college age. Admissions were 72 percent male and 83 percent white. More
than half (54%) were between 15 and 19, and 19 percent were between 20 and 24 (Table
Figure 19. Hallucinogens
Admissions by Sex, Age, and Race/Ethnicity: 1996
- Hallucinogen admissions were likely to use a range of drugs--87 percent reported use of
drugs other than hallucinogens. Marijuana and alcohol were most common (used by 64
percent and 45 percent, respectively). Stimulant use was reported by 13 percent, and 10
percent reported use of non-smoked cocaine (Table 3.8).
- Forty percent of hallucinogen admissions were referred through the criminal justice
system (Table 3.7).