The use of "bath salts" and other synthetic "designer" drugs is increasing at an alarming rate — with alarming, and sometimes, deadly consequences. Two seasoned experts from Crouse Hospital's Chemical Dependency Treatment Services will present an inside look at the use of these substances on Thursday, July 26, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Marley Education Center, 765 Irving Ave., Syracuse.
Clinical Psychologist Elizabeth Berry, PhD, and Clinical Therapist Robin Eaton-Novak, MS, LMHC, CASAC, will explain what bath salts and synthetic marijuana are, as well as the side effects of using such drugs. More importantly, they will address who uses synthetics and why, and will explain how you can detect the signs and symptoms of these highly addictive substances if used by someone you know, especially students, with whom synthetic drug use has become popular.
This educational program is free, but pre-registration is requested by calling 315/472-2464. Parking is free in the Marley garage and Crouse Hospital garage.