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. Wednesday, March 29th at Lovejoy 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.
Misty Harris, LCDC, NCAC, SAP CPS, Collin County Healthcare, Program Coordinator, Collin County Substance Abuse
Lt. Darrin Whitman, Drug Recognition Expert instructor, Allen Police Department
Film and discussion are appropriate for both parents and teens.
Questions? Contact Diane@DianeMarketing.com
Overcoming Opioids, 'Medications can bring overdose victims back to life, but many OD again and again. Some Texas paramedics are trying to change that.' by Jeff Winkler, Texas Monthly, March 2023
Fentanyl in High School: A Texas Community Grapples With the Reach of the Deadly Opioid , by Colleen DeGuzman, KHN, Nov. 10, 2022