There’s a warning from a local expert about a new designer drug that’s often mixed with candy or chocolate. It’s called “smiles” or 2-CI, and it’s being blamed for some deaths nationwide.
It’s the newest drug people in our area are abusing and the medical director of a local drug rehabilitation center wants to warn people about it.
Drug addiction and fatal overdoses have become an epidemic, but now different segments of the community are coming together in a concerted effort to address it.
The fastest growing area of addiction is abuse of prescription drugs and addicts are pulling out all stops to get them, stealing them from relatives, getting bogus prescriptions and even robbing pharmacies.
It’s called K2, and it’s marketed online as potpourri, but it’s really a dangerous synthetic marijuana that causes tremors, seizures, and even death– and it’s totally legal to purchase. Dr neil Capretto of Gateway Rehab […]
Concussions, a helmetless motorcycle accident, alcohol abuse- could Ben Roethlisberger’s behavior be all in his brain? Larry talks to Dr Neil Capretto of Gateway Rehab about how the brain is affected by substance and trauma…