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fentanyl use

Heroin Laced with Fentanyl is Causing a Spike in Overdose Deaths

Heroin Laced with Fentanyl is Causing a Spike in Overdose Deaths

December 29th, 2018

Fentanyl has been causing overdose deaths to spike since 2010. Learn about how drug dealers are lacing heroin with fentanyl…and get prepared to prevent overdose here.

Fentanyl Addiction Treatment

Fentanyl Addiction Treatment

February 27th, 2017

A guide to fentanyl addiction and its treatment. Read more about how to break free from the pain of addiction and/or help a loved one recover. More here.

7 Why is Harm Reduction important?

Why is Harm Reduction important?

August 22nd, 2016

The stigma on sharing needles or using naloxone can cause unnecessary overdoses. More on what Harm Reduction is and why it’s so important here.

46 How long does Fentanyl stay in the system?

How long does Fentanyl stay in the system?

July 7th, 2016

It can take your body several days to eliminate Fentanyl. How dangerous is Fentanyl and what does detox from Fentanyl feel like? More here.

4 Can fentanyl cause hallucinations?

Can fentanyl cause hallucinations?

June 7th, 2016

Possibly. However, more common psychological side effects, include confusion and anxiety. A brief review of fentanyl use, administration, and effects here.

3 Are fentanyl patches addictive?

Are fentanyl patches addictive?

March 7th, 2016

Yes, Fentanyl patches can be addictive and cause both physical and/or psychological dependence. More here.

7 Does Fentanyl get you high?

Does Fentanyl get you high?

February 7th, 2016

Yes, Fentanyl can get you high. In fact, this opioid synthetic drug can absolutely be abused and produce an intense but short-term high, similar to heroin or other opiate painkillers, but much, much stronger. More here on how Fentanyl woks (and its dangers) with a section for your questions at the end.

2 Can fentanyl cause death or kill you?

Can fentanyl cause death or kill you?

May 9th, 2015

Fentanyl is about 25-40 times more potent than heroin and 80 times as potent as morphine. More on the rise in fentanyl related death and its causes here.