January 30, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Becky Bartlett
“Fake is Real” campaign to raise awareness of the dangers from fentanyl
WHO: Lamont McClure and the Department of Human Services
WHAT: Press Conference on “Fake is Real” — a fentanyl awareness campaign for teens, young adults and community members
WHERE: DHS Building, 2801 Emrick Blvd., Bethlehem, PA 18020
WHEN: Tuesday, January 31, 2023 at 2:00 PM
Lamont McClure and the Department of Human Services (DHS) will hold a press conference on “Fake is Real,” a campaign to educate teens, young adults and community members on the dangers of fentanyl on Tuesday, January 31st at 2:00 PM at the DHS Building, 2801 Emrick Blvd., Bethlehem, PA 18020.
Speakers include Lamont McClure, DHS Director Susan Wandalowski, District Attorney Terry Houck, Coroner Zach Lysek, Administrator of Drug and Alcohol Kathleen Jiorle and Sarah Clark from Kudu Creative.
The press is encouraged to attend.
A majority of young people are unaware that four out of ten pills sold on the street contain lethal doses of fentanyl. Two milligrams of fentanyl can be a lethal dose—the size of a few grains of sand.
Northampton County is launching the “Fake is Real” campaign to educate young adults and others about the dangers of fentanyl and to reduce demand for counterfeit prescription pills.