What is Mech?

Ready to be frightened?

As if current designer drugs weren’t terrifying enough…

What is it about someone telling you not to do something that our first question is, wait, what is it?

“Mech” according to the website www.don’tdomech.com is “hands down, the worlds most dangerous drug. I’ve never seen anything like it.” It can cause heightened senses of smell and touch, a substantial increase in strength and muscle mass, increased sexual arousal, and has been described by users as “steroids meet ecstasy”. Buuutttt….

On May 30th at 3:47am, a male, mid 20’s arrived into the Emergency ward delirious and complaining of severe stomach pains.   When medical staff tried to treat him, he went into a fit of rage destroying expensive medical equipment.  While trying to subdue him, four staff were seriously injured.  Police on duty at Royal Melbourne Hospital were called to the scene.  Bath salts and a speed overdose were suspected, but autopsy has confirmed Mech was present in his system.  A jagged metallic structure was excised from his abdomen, the size of a softball.  Doctors are still trying to determine what the metallic structure is made of.

Witnesses say the man seemed “possessed” and was speaking incoherently.  The scene was described as “gruesome”.  The victims body was said to be covered in open lesions.  All four medical staff remain in stable but serious condition.

Now, before you go locking your kids up in their rooms, or alternately, tracking down your local drug dealer for a ‘taste’, know that this is indeed viral marketing for …….  something. It looks like sci-fi with a touch of body horror but is it a movie, a tv show, a comic book…what?

Don’t Do Mech – PSA from Mech Free Partnership on Vimeo.

Along with this PSA video, there’s a bunch of info up at the website but nothing that tells us directly what it’s actually gonna be. Perhaps you can figure it out. If you have any leads, leave ’em here in the comments. I’ll say this much, they’ve got our attention.