"X", ecstasy, the love drug are all names for MDMA 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine.
Ecstasy is very popular among teens. It is a very colorful drug with cartoon-like images. "X" is believed to cause long term brain damage resulting in depression, mental illness, and memory loss.
Here is a character in a YA book dealing with "X" ecstasy...
Mia and Sophie from In Ecstasy by Kate McCaffrey have been best friends forever — but that’s all about to change. Experimenting with alcohol, flirting with boys, and dabbling in drugs, their lives quickly spiral out of control.
Don't Forget about the power of three!!!
Head over to Moxie Writers for more on the YA cause/tough issue and organizations that help.
Head over to Susan Oloier's site for a song and lyrics that pertain to today's issue.