Bath Salts

Fact or Myth?

What is it?

Bath salts are a new family of drugs that contain synthetic chemicals. Bath salts typically appear as white or brown powder and are sold in small plastic or foil packages. People who abuse bath salts swallow, inhale, or inject them.

Myths

-These are the same bath salts you use for a soothing bath.

-These Drugs aren’t addictive.

-Bath salts can’t kill you like other drugs can.

Bath salts put your life at risk!

Facts

-The synthetic drug comes in a powder form similar to salts for the bathtub.

-The brain-altering potential of bath salts makes it dangerously addictive, both psychologically and physiologically.

-serious physical health symptoms such as rapid heartbeat, or tachycardia, have led bath salts users to lose their lives.