“BATH SALTS” ALERT

WHAT ARE THEY

Bath Salts are stimulant designer drugs whose effects mimic methamphetamine and cocaine use and they have a high risk of abuse and overdose.

WHAT ARE THE PRIMARY CHEMICAL INGREDIENTS IN BATH SALTS?

MDPV (methylenedioxypyrovalene) – powerful stimulant found in ecstasy
Mephedrone – a powerful stimulant

HOW ARE THEY USED?
  • Snorted
  • Injected
  • Eaten
  • Smoked
HOW MUCH DO THEY SELL FOR?

Approximately $30 – $40 for ½ to 1 gram

WHAT ARE THE VARIOUS NAMES THEY ARE KNOWN BY?
WHAT ARE THE SIGNS/SYMPTOMS OF BATH SALT USE?
Physical

  • Rapid Heartbeat
  • Elevation In Blood Pressure
  • Agitation
  • Extreme Anxiety
  • Burst of Energy
  • Insomnia
  • Potential For Heart Attack, stroke, and death
Psychological

  • Delusions
  • Hallucinations
  • Extreme Paranoia
  • Delirium
  • Potential For Violent Behavior
  • Behavior Similar To A Psychotic Break
  • Suicidal Behavior
  • Can provoke an almost uncontrollable urge for another hit
HOW LONG CAN SYMPTOMS LAST?

Symptoms of bath salt use can last for more than 10 days