E-Zoo deaths, drug use spark ‘Molly’ conversation
Published: Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Updated: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 01:09
She advises anyone who wants to attend a similar type of show to keep drinking water all day. People can also overhydrate, however, so it’s important to find a proper balance in not drinking too little or too much. She also said it’s crucial to take breaks from raving and jumping up and down because of the toll it can take on the body.
“The best spot to be is the front side of stage, where they hand out free water and spray you with a hose,” Hecht said. “It’s also not as crowded or as hot as in the middle. Also, it’s important to have a meeting spot in case you get separated from your friends.”
Hecht does not look down upon those who take Molly at concerts but she does believe people should know their limits. She said people often don’t realize how much of the drug they’ve taken.
“Knowing not to overdo it can be pivotal to your own survival, especially at a festival like this,” Hecht said. “It was dangerous to be in the middle. It took me 30 minutes to get out of the crowd during one of the main acts.”
*Names have been changedfor students who wished to remain anonymous.