Mexican health authorities raised a purple flag on Wednesday after college students at three completely different colleges in Mexico Metropolis took half in an web “problem” involving tranquilizers and seeing who can keep awake the longest, based on experiences.
The Related Press reported that the Health Department requested the general public to report in the event that they know or hear of any pharmacies promoting tranquilizers and not using a prescription.
Practically per week in the past, eight college students at a center college in Mexico Metropolis got medical therapy after ingesting a controlled substance.
The incident prompted the Well being Division to concern a warning a couple of “harmful” social media problem referred to as, “the final one to go to sleep wins.”
“The decision can be for kids and adolescents to not take part or promote challenges that put their lives in danger,” the division wrote.
On Thursday, one other college had the same incident the place pupil ingested tranquilizer tablets, and authorities prompt it might be linked to the social media problem.
Three college students at a center college earlier final week in Monterrey have been handled for ingesting Clonazepam, which based on WebMD.com, is used to forestall and management seizures and panic assaults by calming the mind and nerves.
The Related Press additionally reported that in 2022, 5 center college college students in Guadalajara have been handled for what Gov. Enrique Alfaro described as “a robust tranquilizer.”