-It’s also called “$5 insanity” because it causes users to have severe delusions and develop an almost super human strength
-It is highly addictive
-It can be swallowed, snorted, injected or even put in an e-cigarette
-The health problems can be significant with body temperature levels reaching 105 or 106 degree Fahrenheit thus causing kidney damage among other issues
-It is a designer drug that not even toxicology tests can detect
If you or someone you know has ingested flakka, immediately call a Texas poison control center for assistance at 1-800-222-1222.
Synthetics Forum May 6th
Calls to Poison Centers about synthetic drugs are on the rise across the country. We're proud to announce that Dr. Ashley Haynes of the North Texas Poison Center, in collaboration with the Collin County Substance Abuse Coalition and Children's Health, will be a presenter at a one-of-a-kind synthetics forum "Lethal High: How Synthetic Drugs are Killing Youth" for health care professionals on May 6. To register for the event, please click here:http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07eauwaql1f68d26df&llr=pljeaytab