Fentanyl - All It Takes Is Everything
Fentanyl is not like any other drug. A small amount is all it takes to end a life and take away something near and dear: a friend, a brother, a sister, a son, a daughter, or you.
All it took was a son
Fentanyl is killing more Idahoans than ever.
In 2021, synthetic opioids like fentanyl were involved in 44% of all overdose deaths in Idaho. That rate doubled from the previous year. In the US, there are more Fentanyl-related deaths than gun and auto-related deaths combined. It is time to inform and unite Idahoans against the most deadly drug threat we have ever seen.
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All it takes is The Facts. Getting in the Know. Staying Smart.
Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid.
It is in the same family of drugs as heroin and morphine but much more potent. It is 50 times more potent than heroin and 100 times more potent than morphine. Fentanyl is often manufactured illegally and mixed with other drugs, leading to an alarming increase in overdose deaths.Get More Facts
All it takes is once.
Fentanyl is exceptionally dangerous.
It's extremely easy to overdose on fentanyl because it is much more potent than other opioids, and a lethal dose is 2 mg—equal to one grain of salt. Fentanyl is colorless, tasteless, and odorless. It is difficult to detect and frequently mixed with other drugs. This has resulted in more and more people accidentally overdosing.Fentanyl Facts
All it takes is having a conversation.
- Don't take drugs that a doctor didn't prescribe for you.
- Never take illicit drugs. It's not worth the risk.
- Get help. Talk to someone, take a quiz to find out what treatment options might be best, or find a treatment center near you.
- Learn how to help others.