Know the facts and connect with support to help you address known or suspected substance use with your child.
DMT (dimethyltryptamine) is a hallucinogenic tryptamine. It is found in a variety of plants and seeds, and can also be produced synthetically.
Pure DMT is most often found in crystal form. It is generally sniffed, smoked or injected. DMT causes hallucinogenic effects that last for about 45 to 60 minutes.
Signs of use include hallucinations frequently involving radically altered environments as well as body and spatial distortions as well as agitation. If you’re concerned your child may be using DMT or other substances, the following can help you address the behavior more effectively.