As fentanyl streams over wide-open border, students lead effort to combat campus overdoses

(The Daily Signal) – Ten years ago, I had never heard the word “fentanyl.” Now, every sorority and fraternity on my college campus is equipped with Naloxone, also known by the… Read More

April 15, 2024
Antidepressant prescriptions for adolescent girls spiked during COVID, research shows

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – Antidepressant prescriptions for young girls skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research published in the American Academy of Pediatrics Monday. Among young women aged… Read More

February 28, 2024
Rise of adolescent fentanyl overdoses forces schools to stock up on Narcan

Children under 14 are dying from fentanyl overdoses at the highest rate of any age group in the nation, leading schools to keep plenty of Narcan… Read More

November 9, 2023
Public Education
Virginia school district is under fire after 9 high school students overdosed on fentanyl and parents weren’t notified

Loudoun County Public Schools is in hot water again, this time for withholding information from parents about multiple students overdosing on fentanyl. Nine students overdosed in the past month at… Read More

November 3, 2023
Florida nonprofit educates students about dangers of fentanyl, which kills 70,000 people annually, including infants and toddlers

Amid a growing opioid crisis, one Florida nonprofit is starting a movement to educate students about the dangers of fentanyl. Not Even Once, an initiative of… Read More

April 12, 2023
Report: Children under 14 dying from fentanyl poisoning at faster rate than any other age group

(The Center Square) – Children under age 14 are dying from fentanyl poisoning at a faster rate than any other age group in the U.S., according to a new analysis… Read More

January 16, 2023
Public Education
Narcan could be required in California gas stations, schools following rise in fentanyl deaths

(The Center Square) – California could move to require opioid antagonist kits, which can be used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, in public spaces like libraries,… Read More

December 12, 2022
Culture, Public Education
California lawmaker proposes more Narcan kits in schools amid fentanyl drug crisis

(The Center Square) – A California state lawmaker says he’ll introduce a proposal in the coming legislative session to provide schools with Narcan kits and increase prevention efforts as fentanyl-related… Read More

November 8, 2022
Public Education
Federal bill would let schools use unspent relief funds to combat fentanyl

(The Center Square) – A bill introduced Monday by two Colorado congressmen would allow schools to use unspent COVID-19 relief funds to combat fentanyl. Under the … Read More

September 27, 2022