2023 Author: Anita Thornton | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-05-22 03:30
Made infamous over the past few months, fentanyl has caused (and continues to cause) a lot of talk. Indeed, the opioid crisis is a very real issue that it is important to understand and discuss openly with your teenagers.
Highly dangerous synthetic opioids like fentanyl, found in street drugs, give no second chances. Tasteless, odorless and invisible to the naked eye, these substances can be deadly from the first use. This is why it is essential, as a parent, to be well informed and to share this knowledge with our children, just to avoid the worst.
Have you ever talked about drugs with your teenagers? How did it go?Share your advice using the hashtag EndAuxOverdoses and remember: the important thing is to be well informed!
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[IV] Every day 13 Canadians are hospitalized for opioid poisoning
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