Drug Alert: Flakka (alpha-PVP)

Flakka (alpha-PVP), also called “Gravel,” is a dangerous drug that is similar to the street drug commonly known as bath salts.

Flakka is typically white or pink in color, and is found in crystal form. The drug may be eaten, snorted, injected, or vaporized in e-cigarettes. 

Flakka can cause paranoia and hallucinations that may lead to violent aggression and self-injury. Overdose and death have been linked to the use of this drug.