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Secrets: How People Hide their Ketamine Use

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, ketamine is an extremely popular dissociative drug among high school and college students. With this popularity comes new and interesting ways to hide using it.

Things People do to Hide their Ketamine Use

There are some common ways that people hide using ketamine. It easy to tell when someone is actually on the drug but difficult to tell when they are acquiring it. Here are some things to look for.

Secretive Phone Calls

When someone is on the phone and whispering or if they hang up quickly when you come in the room, they could be hiding their use. Dealers and other people associated with the drug often are secretive over the phone.

Befriending others that use Drugs

By befriending people who also use, ketamine addicts set up a network of people they can use with or buy from.

Scheming or Stealing to get Money for Drugs

When a person has a job but never seems to have any money, it is possible that they are using their money for drugs. Missing money is also a good sign that someone is using ketamine or other drugs.

Lying about Where they Were or are Going

In order to acquire ketamine, many people will leave suddenly after a phone call. They often lie about where they are going. Sometimes this lie is obvious because of gas consumption while other times a GPS will tell the tale.

Clearing their Search History or Phone History

When someone is constantly clearing their search history or their phone history chances are they are hiding something from you.

Hide their Ketamine

A ketamine user may clear their phone history in order to hide their use from others.

Places they Hide their Ketamine Use

People are just as creative when it comes to places to hide ketamine as they are ways to hide their use. Some of these places might seem obvious but unless you are looking for ketamine.

Pens and highlighters

By hollowing out pens and highlighters, a person can fill the remaining cavities with the drug and cap the back of the pen or highlighter. This is a relatively common way to hide drugs of all kinds.

Lipstick Containers

Lipstick containers can also be hollowed out to put drugs in. These hollowed out places are perfect for hiding vials as well as pills.

Makeup Bags or Shaving Kits

Makeup backs and shaving kits are rarely searched beyond a cursory search. Many people will use the tools inside to hide drugs.

Vents or Toilet Tanks

When someone is hiding ketamine at home, toilet tanks are rarely opened and many people put drugs in baggies inside them. Unscrewing vents and hiding drugs inside is extremely common method of hiding ketamine at home.

Candy Wrappers

By opening candy and hollowing out either the candy or taking it out completely, they can put the ketamine inside and then put the candy back inside the bag.

Mattresses and Toys

Money is not the only thing that people hide inside mattresses, drugs like ketamine can be stuffed inside the mattress and hidden away. Toys are also a popular place to hide ketamine. Not many people consider searching children’s toys for drugs at first.


There are many types of jewelry that can hide drugs, this includes lockets, hidden compartments inside rings, and other forms of jewelry that opens.

Warning Signs of Ketamine Recreational Use

Once you Find Ketamine, you Need to Find Help

If you search these places and find ketamine, the next step is getting help for the addiction. For more information for the treatment of ketamine addiction call use at 800-601-3889 (Who Answers?). We can help you find the information you need.

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