What is Flakka?
Flakka’s chemical compound is made up of Alpha PVP, a synthetic amphetamine, and Cathinone which when combined allows users to experience extreme levels of euphoria that may last a few hours to several days. With such powerful chemicals, Flakka is an extremely addictive drug both psychologically and physically and with its rapid growth can rival other designer drugs such as molly and ecstasy. It also resembles bath salts with it’s extremely dangerous side effects including abnormal behavioral changes.
Warning signs of Flakka drug addiction?
Hallucinations or deliria
Increased physical strength
The surge in Flakka use
Flakka occurrences have risen at an alarming rate, with Florida crime labs analyzing zero flakka cases in 2010, 85 in 2012 and more than 670 in 2014, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.
What are the health effects?
Just like designer drug molly, users have been reported to experience a significant increase in body temperature, sometimes as high as 106 degrees Fahrenheit, which can result in kidney damage. Flakka may also increase anxiety, paranoia, psychosis, violent behavior, hallucinations and hysteria.
Why choose The Cove for treatment?
Flakka addiction like any other addiction can be deadly if left untreated. We pride ourselves on staying ahead of the drug curve and offer personalized treatment for such a fairly new drug. At The Cove we create an individualized treatment plan for you ensuring a positive and long lasting recovery.