Berlin venue Suicide Club to close this weekend after suspected drug death

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  • A 25-year-old woman died in hospital after being found unresponsive at the Friedrichshain venue early on Monday morning.
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  • Berlin venue Suicide Club (FKA Suicide Circus) is closed this weekend out of respect for a young woman who died from a suspected drug overdose. The 25-year-old Irish partygoer died in hospital after being found unresponsive at the Friedrichshain venue early on Monday, August 23rd, T-Online reports. The cause of death is believed to be cardiac arrest after a drug overdose. German news outlets T-Online, Der Tagesspiegel and B-Z all mention GHB. Suicide Circus, which was due to host the likes of Legowelt and Shackleton this weekend, posted a message of condolence via social media. Read the post.
    Revisit our 2018 episode of The Hour about GHB. You can also visit The Loop to learn about drug harm reduction, what to do in drug-related emergencies and strategies for staying safe. Sites like Drugs And Me and Psychnonaut Wiki provide information on an extensive range of substances, while Roll Safe and Trip Safe offer education specific to MDMA and psychedelics, respectively. Correction: A previous version of this article referred to the club as Suicide Circus, which is no longer its name. It's now called Suicide Club.