The Lutheran Foundation , through their mental health initiative, LookUpIndiana.org (LookUp), has partnered with members of the Regional Mental Health Coalition of Northeast Indiana to produce a video series titled “Today’s Drugs”. The objective of the video series is to educate the community on the dangers of today’s drugs. Drug poisoning deaths have increased dramatically over the last 5 years. While the most dramatic increase in deaths has involved opioids, there have also been increases in deaths involving cocaine, methamphetamine, synthetic drugs, and marijuana. This is due in part to drugs being much more potent than in the past. InThere are currently 11 videos in the series with information on opioid addiction, including medication assisted treatment and recovery, which can be found by visiting the opioid page on lookupindiana.org . Other drugs such as Spice, Methamphetamine (Meth) and Synthetic Drugs can be found by visiting the Synthetic Drugs topic page on LookUp.org. To view the whole series, visit the LookUp YouTube channel. addition, many drugs are now mixed with other drugs, resulting in deadly mixtures.
April 18th, 2018|Local News|