Hallucinogens and Dissociative Drugs Research Report
What is the scope of hallucinogen use in the United States?

All data refer to the United States population.

How many people use hallucinogens?

How many young students use hallucinogens?

Among young people in 2022:

  • An estimated 1.2% of 8th graders, 2.1% of 10th graders, and 4.4% of 12th graders reported using any hallucinogen in the past 12 months.
  • An estimated 0.6% of 8th graders, 1.3% of 10th graders, and 2.5% of 12th graders reported using LSD in the past 12 months.
  • An estimated 1% of 8th graders, 1.6% of 10th graders, and 3.4% of 12th graders reported using hallucinogens other than LSD in the past 12 months.
  • An estimated 1.2% of 12th graders reported using ketamine in the past 12 months.
  • An estimated 0.8% of 8th graders, 0.8% of 10th graders, and 0.8% of 12th graders reported using salvia in the past 12 months.

Source: 2022 Monitoring the Future Survey

How many people have a hallucinogen use disorder?

*The COVID-19 pandemic had an impact on data collection for the 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH). For more information, please see the 2021 NSDUH Frequently Asked Questions from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.