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What Is Fentanyl?

On Monday, February 7, 2022, MPUSD and Montage Health held a virtual town hall on drug prevention and the dangers of fentanyl. That town hall can be viewed below.
Montage Health has also created a informational page on the risks of taking counterfeit prescription pills. Click here to view that story.
Drug Prevention Town Hall | Fentanyl
Fast Facts*
  • 42% of pills tested for fentanyl contained at least 2 mg of fentanyl (considered a lethal dose)
  • Between January 2020 and January 2021, overdose deaths involving opioids rose 38.1%
*Source: U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
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