Desired Effects:Powerful hallucinogen similar to LSD and mushrooms, short acting and very intense effects lasting around 15 to 20 minutes, changes in consciousness and distorted reality.
Side Effects:Disorientation, increases in heart rate and blood pressure, nausea and vomiting.
Long term risks:Psychological and emotional difficulties for weeks afterwards, long term effects are not yet known but may be similar to LSD and other hallucinogenic substances.
Short term risks:Throat and lung irritation if smoked, once a trip start it cannot be stopped, experiences will be random and will depend on the users state of mind, some experiences may be very frightening, flashbacks can occur days or weeks later and some users report unpleasant emotional effects lasting for days after taking DMT.
Parents & other relatives
Drug agencies also provide lots of advice and support to parents of people using these drugs. Many street agencies can provide relative support groups or counselling for family members, partners etc.