Fentanyl & Opioid Awareness & Overdose Prevention

This lesson and resources are dedicated to providing information on the dangers of illegal fentanyl, impact on teens and young adults, harm-reduction strategies to avoid overdose, and educational resources available to educators, students, parents and more. 

Why is this important?

"Every week in 2022, the equivalent of a high school classrom's worth of students — an average of 22 adolescents — died of drug overdoses in the United States, according to data..." (The Overdose Crisis among U.S. Adolescents, Friedman, PhD, Hadland, M.D., M.P.H 2023.) Read More