National Fentanyl Awareness Day is a day of activation that aims to raise public awareness about an urgent problem: people are dying at alarming rates due to illegally made fentanyl (FEN-ta-nyl), a dangerous synthetic opioid. BrainAbouts is stand with organizations across the world to educate young people (and adults!) about the dangers of illegal fentanyl use and the opportunities for help.
35% of American teens aged 13-17 don’t know enough about fentanyl to rate its danger. Talk to your children about their mental health and the risks of encountering illegally made fentanyl. Know the risks and find more resources at fentanylawarenessday.org.