Thursday, March 19, 2015

A reminder to talk to your teens about not abusing sizzurp

Posted By on Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 1:09 PM

Is your teen is acting strangely? Have you noticed changes in their friends, physical appearance, or sleeping and eating patterns? Are they apathetic or uncooperative? Do they smell like weird chemicals and candy?

It could be a million things — teens are pretty weird. Their brains are still developing, and that mixed with all the hormones means they're basically insane. But they could also be abusing "sizzurp" — the mixture of Sprite, candy, and prescription cough syrup, also known as "purple drank" and "mud." The DIY drug is the latest sensation that's sweeping the nation, and WDIV warns that it could be deadly

Watch the WDIV segment below.

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