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The Hub: Behavioral Health Action Organization for Southwestern CT
A division of the Regional Youth Adult Social Action Partnership (RYASAP)
Fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is causing accidental overdoses and claiming lives in Connecticut and across the country. In 2021 fentanyl took more lives than gun- and auto-related deaths combined. Illicit Fentanyl is being mixed in with other drugs to increase the potency and is sold as powders and nasal sprays, but it is becoming increasingly common to find it pressed into pills, which are made to look like legitimate prescription drugs.
Do you know how to respond to an overdose? Attend a free virtual naloxone training from The Hub. You will learn how to recognize signs of an overdose and how to use this live-saving medication.
Trainings are offered the first and third Wednesday of every month. Visit our events page to register.
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