Guidance on Handling the Increasing Prevalence of Drugs Adulterated or Laced with Fentanyl

Sep 15, 2021
guidance on handling the increasing prevalence of drugs adulterated or laced with fentanyl

Fentanyl and its analogs are currently the primary drivers of deaths in the opioid overdose crisis and responsible for the third wave of the opioid epidemic. In this paper, we offer principles and recommendations for remediating the impacts of the rising rates of drugs adulterated or laced with fentanyl.

To learn more, listen to the podcast interview between National Council Medical Director, Joe Parks, M.D., and Dr. Dixon and Dr. Berezin from the Psychiatric Services Journal for an thoughtful discussion on these guidelines.