How to Help

Fentanyl is a Real Risk. Be Prepared.


Help Spread Awareness

Your advocacy is critical in helping to raise awareness about the dangers and prevalence of fentanyl. To help get the word out on social media, we’ve provided social media messaging and graphics to share across your social channels.

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Stop the Stigma

Mental health challenges are complicated by stigma surrounding mental health and young Americans. Often teens 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 user.

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say that coping with stress and anxiety is a reason they turn to pills.

Top Reasons Young Adults Take Prescription Medication Without a Prescription


To Party


To Cope


For a Social Image


To experiment

Young Americans, Ages 13-24, Feel:
Overwhelmed 79%
Young Americans, Ages 13-24, Think:
Mental Health is Stigmatized 69%
Young Americans, Ages 13-24, Take Prescription Drugs:
Because My Peers Have 60%

Stress & Behavior Among Young Adults

Treatment and Recovery

Pennsylvania’s licensed treatment facilities, Centers of Excellence locations, and Pennsylvania Coordinated Medication-Assisted Treatment (PacMAT) are locations where individuals can access treatment for opioid use disorder. PacMAT is a hub-and-spoke network of healthcare providers that facilitates access to medication assisted treatment. The hub is a centralized team of specialists that provides support and other services to the spokes, which are defined as primary care providers who provide treatment to patients in the community.

Recovery Oriented Systems of Care

Providing access to services, treatment, recovery support and drug-free sober activities.  “Walk-in” Drug  and Alcohol Assessments are available at any one of the Recovery Centers below.


Learn the Signs of an Overdose

Anyone can save a life. Be prepared to act in the event of a fentanyl overdose or poisoning. 


Run by, this website, toll-free phone line, and chat service provide zip code and county-searchable resource listings for drug treatment.

Anyone Can Save a Life

NARCAN, a brand name for Naloxone, is available as an easy-to-use nasal spray that can reverse an opioid overdose in minutes. It’s also known by the brand name Kloxxado.

NARCAN temporarily blocks the effects of opioids, like fentanyl, in the body. Even if you don’t use drugs consider carrying NARCAN. You could save someone’s life.