Since July of last year, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has arrested more than 150 people across 16 states in an operation dedicated to cracking a nationwide synthetic drug trafficking ring.
Called “Project Synergy,” the DEA’s efforts pulled more than $15 million in assets and drug money off the streets, taking a big step in helping to end the problems caused by synthetic drug manufacturing, distribution, use, and addiction.
Addressing a Synthetic Drug Abuse Problem
Getting help for someone who is struggling with a drug abuse problem can be a quick process or it can take time, depending upon the person’s perspective on the dangers of synthetic drugs and willingness to accept treatment. This process often includes: