Preventing fentanyl overdose deaths in Minnesota

A test strip is used to test for the presence of fentanyl.
A test strip is used to test for the presence of fentanyl.
Courtesy of Southside Harm Reduction Services

Each year, drug overdoses kill more Americans than car crashes, homicides or guns. Drug overdose deaths reached a record high in 2021, according to the CDC. And synthetic opioids like fentanyl were involved in about two-thirds of those deaths. 

At 9 a.m. Thursday, MPR News guest host Chris Farrell talked about fentanyl in Minnesota and the work being done to prevent overdose deaths.

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