Attend a short documentary, Fentanyl Factor followed by Q&A discussion with local experts and expand your knowledge on how fentanyl poisoning has impacted North Texas. Learn what you can do to protect yourself and loved ones.
Event starts at 6:00 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30th at Grapevine High School lecture hall. This event is free and appropriate for parents and teens.
A short 18 minute documentary, titled Fentanyl Factor, highlights the alarming increase of accidental overdose deaths due to counterfeit (fake) prescription pills which often are 'laced' with other substances such as fentanyl. The documentary also features an interview with a Forensic Scientist inside the lab where real and counterfeit drugs are tested.
Following the film is a Q&A discussion with local experts including:
Keith Brown, Deputy Director of Texoma HIDTA (high intensity drug trafficking area). Keith is a retired DEA Senior Executive and Drug Recognition Expert with 25 + years of experience.
Becky Tinney, LMSW, CPS, Dir. Community Engagement, Recovery Resource Council
Suzanne Seward, certified in Narcan® training and founder of Love Cassidy (foundation for the awareness and prevention for a drug free community)
Film and discussion are appropriate for both parents and teens.