Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent. It is a prescription drug that is also made and used illegally.
The governor declared an opioid state of emergency in 2017 because of the number of people overdosing. Since then, tracking has been in place to record the types of substances in overdoses as well as the number of overdoses. What the data shows is that fentanyl involved overdoses has more than doubled from 2018 to 2020.
The number of counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl seized by the DEA in Arizona increased: :
1610% in counterfeit
What is Fentanyl?
How Big the Problem is?
and What can we do as family members and members of a community. You will learn about the local and state resources that are available to you and your family.
When it comes to illegal fentanyl it only takes a little to lose a lot.
A small number of grains of fentanyl are enough to take a person’s life. Follow the stories of 5 teens who faced a deadly fate while using fentanyl and how using the life saving medication Narcan could prevent the next overdose death.
*2 grains of Fentanyl is all it takes to lose your life!
There is a new drug dealer in town!
Snapchat is a mobile application that allows users to send and receive messages, photos, and videos to family members, friends, and acquaintances. In 2011
Snapchat was created by a group of 3rd year Stanford University students.
Social media platforms are being used to buy and sell illegal drugs laced with the deadly drug Fentanyl. Take an in depth look on how to utilize Snapchat platform, get the tools you need and the resources to prevent a death from overdose.
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This Law was passed in AZ in 2018.
It protects a person in the event they need to receive aid or render aid as a result of a drug-related overdose.
Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) 13-3423 states:
A. A person who, in good faith, seeks medical assistance for Someone experiencing a drug-related overdose may not be charged with or Prosecuted for the possession or use of a controlled substance or drug Paraphernalia if the evidence for the violation was gained as a result of Seeking medical assistance.
B. A person who experiences a drug-related overdose and who is in Need of medical assistance may not be charged with or prosecuted for the Possession or use of a controlled substance or drug paraphernalia if the Evidence for the violation was gained as a result of the overdose and the Need for medical assistance.
El Aumento del Fentanilo en Arizona - de la comprensión a la acción.
El gobernador declaró un estado de emergencia por opioides en 2017 debido a la cantidad de personas que sufrieron una sobredosis. Desde entonces, se ha realizado un seguimiento para registrar los tipos de sustancias en las sobredosis, así como el número de sobredosis.
La cantidad de píldoras falsificadas mezcladas con fentanilo incautadas por la Administración de Control de Drogas en Arizona aumentó en más del 1,000 por ciento:
De incremento de incautaciones de píldoras falsificadas
Robert Downey Jr.