Which blue has a deadly dose of fentanyl?
No one can tell.

 

 Fentanyl Facts

Why are young Arizonans losing their lives at an alarming rate?

They are taking pills they think are prescription painkillers like Oxy or Percs. But they are really counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl.

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What do you know about Fentanyl?

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Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid, similar to morphine but __________ times more powerful.

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Illegal fentanyl is being mixed with other drugs, such as ___________.

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Only take medication that has been __________.

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If you're concerned about someone's substance use you should  ____________ them.

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____________ is a medicine that can reverse a fentanyl (opioid) overdose.

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The average score is 85%

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Fentanyl is a very powerful opioid drug.

Opioids are a class of drug used to treat pain.
All opioid drugs come from the poppy plant.
Fentanyl can be 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine.
Prescription fentanyl is used for treating severe pain, typically advanced cancer pain.
Illegal fentanyl is made in Mexico by drug cartels. It is not the same as prescription fentanyl.

Opioids slow down heart rate and breathing.

Everyone has opioid receptors in their brain and throughout the body. Opioids attach to these receptors sending messages to the central nervous system to slow heart rate and breathing. Whether it’s prescription opioids, heroin, or illegal fentanyl, they all look the same to the brain.

What does fentanyl look like?

An invisible killer laced in nearly all street drugs.

This amount of fentanyl can kill you

If you see someone who may be overdosing on drugs, immediately call 911!

Remember Good Samaritan Law

Don’t be afraid to call 911 if you’re at a party where drugs are present, and/or you are under the influence of drugs. You cannot get in trouble because you are protected by the Good Samaritan Law. The Good Samaritan Law allows people to call 911 to get help for others who are overdosing without fear of being arrested for having or using drugs.

Save someone from Overdose

Want to learn more about what an overdose looks like or how to save your friend from dying from an overdose? Check out NaloxoneAZ.com.

Parents learn more at TalkNowAZ.com

Read more at The Real Deal on Fentanyl

Prevent the worst, put yourself first.

➥ Never take a prescription medicine not prescribed to you.

➥ Never take a pill not in its original packaging.

Because no one can tell if a pill contains a deadly dose of fentanyl.

Sources: NIDA, CDC, SAMHSA