Back to School: Actions to Save Lives from the Hidden Dangers of Fentanyl on Campus

Ken Trogdon —

As students across the country return to classrooms and campuses, there is a critical issue that demands their attention: the rise of fentanyl and the dangers of synthetic opioids. While high school and college are often associated with new experiences and opportunities, it is also a time when young adults can be exposed to various risks, including substance abuse and deadly poisonings. In recent years, the emergence of synthetic opioids – particularly fentanyl – has added a new and deadly dimension to the already complex landscape of drug use among students.