Central Nervous System Depressants

Medications that slow brain activity, which makes them useful for treating anxiety and sleep problems.

Street Names: Barbs, Dolls, Phennies, Red/BlueBirds, Tooties, Yellow Jackets, Yellows.

Possible Health Effects: Drowsiness, slurred speech, poor concentration, confusion, dizziness, problems with movement and memory, lowered blood pressure, slowed breathing.

Central Nervous System – Brain and Spinal Cord