Fake is Real is a fentanyl awareness campaign in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. Fentanyl is a powerful synthetic opioid analgesic that is similar to morphine but is 50 to 100 times more potent and killing teens at an alarming rate.
If you found your pills online or through social media–know you’re taking a deadly risk.
Are unaware that fentanyl is being used to create fake pills.
Pills bought on the streets contain lethal doses of fentanyl.
In 2021 in PA involve fentanyl according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Often people seek out drugs for different reasons. They might be stressed, curious, impulsive, coping, bored — or maybe peer pressured to use drugs. Whatever the reason, fentanyl is a real risk often unknown to the person. Creating awareness around the myths and facts of fentanyl will make our community stronger.
In a typical 30 mg pill–it only takes 2 mg of fentanyl for a lethal dose. That’s about the size of a few grains of sand.
Fake drugs bought on social media are poisonous. The antidote is knowledge and preparation against the secret ingredient in many illicit drugs.
Being a community advocate for fentanyl awareness can save lives. It’s easy and anyone can do it. Learn how to help your community here.
Using social media to spread fentanyl awareness is crucial in the fight against fentanyl. We have provided everything you’ll need to raise awareness. Share with your friends, family, peers, coworkers and the community.
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