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Preventing Accidental Overdose: Counterfeit Pills & What You Need to Know
December 13, 2022 . 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
In 2021, the MADDS program found that 1 in 4 counterfeit pills they tested contained fentanyl here in MA. The DEA laboratory testing recently revealed 6 out of 10 fentanyl-laced fake prescription pills now contain a potentially lethal dose of fentanyl.
Now more than ever we need to be aware of the dangers of counterfeit pills, what the signs of an opioid overdose are, and having naloxone (also known as Narcan) available. The event will be:
Tuesday, December 13th 6pm-8pm
Westfield Technical Academy Auditorium
A free event to provide education and awareness to the issue of easy access to counterfeit pills and other drugs online. For parents/caregivers, community members and organizations. Learn about the changing landscape of substances and what you can do to help.