Tag: opioids

Crushed opiates and pills on floor next to man holidng syringe

Fentanyl Exposure is a Major Concern for First Responders

The ongoing opiate crisis continues to have dramatic impacts on communities across the country, and first responders increasingly find themselves walking into unknown and potentially dangerous situations. The use of synthetic opioids such as fentanyl (and its analogs) as alternatives to or additives in street drugs is one factor elevating that risk. The National Institute […]