Six schoolgirls rushed to hospital from Wandsworth's Burntwood School after 'taking too much of the anti-anxiety drug

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Six schoolgirls rushed to hospital from Wandsworth's Burntwood School after 'taking too much of the anti-anxiety drug

Postby Annabel (admin) » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:17 pm

A group of schoolgirls were rushed to hospital after becoming ill and unable to walk after allegedly taking prescription drugs on school grounds.

Six pupils at the all-girls’ Burntwood School in Wandsworth are believed to have taken Xanax, a potentially addictive anti-anxiety medicine.

Helen Dorfman, principal of the 1,700-strong secondary school, confirmed staff called paramedics after the pupils were found unwell. She told the Standard she was “very relieved” they suffered no serious harm.

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Re: Six schoolgirls rushed to hospital from Wandsworth's Burntwood School after 'taking too much of the anti-anxiety dru

Postby orderaboveall » Tue Feb 06, 2018 5:36 pm

This is just unbelievable - those poor little girls why on earth is anyone prescribing them canal????
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Postby schoolgatesmum » Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:31 pm

I don’t think it’s prescribed. Xanax is the latest prescription drug to be sold by dealers - loads of teenagers are trying it out. There was an article in The Guardian about it yesterday:
https://www.theguardian.com/society/201 ... les-health
And this one:
https://www.theguardian.com/society/201 ... -addiction
So be warned everyone with teenagers - this is what’s going around.
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Postby SWtastic » Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:02 pm

I think this is very worrying for those of us with teenagers, particularly after reading the Guardian articles above. It sounds as if there might have been a girl who is dealing within the school who was drumming up more business but it went badly wrong. It seems very sad that the girls at Burntwood are feeling so anxious that they feel they can only turn to dark web drugs for help.
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Re: Six schoolgirls rushed to hospital from Wandsworth's Burntwood School after 'taking too much of the anti-anxiety dru

Postby Sloaney Pony » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:56 pm

Very sad to hear

So many pressures on youngsters these days

I wish them a speedy recovery and hope the dealer is jailed