For about 6 years, California has seen 2,600 cases of alcohol poisoning in teens from hand sanitizer alone. How many cases haven’t been caught? New Dawn Treatment Centers, a Sacramento recovery center for substance abuse and other rehabilitation is appalled at just how serious of an issue drinking hand sanitizer has become in recent years.
Carrying the burden of addiction on your back isn’t easy – especially when it comes to resisting that addiction. Now a new trend is surfacing that is affecting mainly alcoholics, teens, and prison inmates and believe me it won’t clean your insides. These groups are consuming hand sanitizer in order to get a sweet little taste of alcohol.