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In a typical 30 mg pill–it only takes 2 mg of fentanyl for a lethal dose. That’s about the size of a few grains of sand.

Teens seek out drugs to cope with stress & Anxiety.

Of 10th Graders in Monroe County said "In the past 12 months, I have felt depressed or sad MOST days, even if I felt OK sometimes"
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Of 6th Graders in Monroe County said "During the past 12 months, I felt so sad or hopeless almost every day for two weeks or more in a row that I stopped doing some usual activities"
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Of 8th, 10th & 12th Graders in Monroe County said "During the past 12 months, I seriously considered attempting suicide"
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Fentanyl Solutions.

Finding ways to help prepare and protect yourself and others from the dangers of fentanyl is crucial. Having resources such as Naloxone Nasal Spray could make the difference in saving one’s life.

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Deactivate Unused Prescription Drugs.

Have liquid meds? Have medication patches? Have expired or unused pill medications? No problem! Learn about our many ways of disposing medications to prevent them from getting into the wrong hands.

Schools Equipped with Naloxone

School nurses are on the front lines of the opioid crisis affecting teens nationwide. Some school districts, such as those in Monroe County, including the Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg areas of Pennsylvania, passed new regulations which allow school nurses to carry and administer Naloxone. This allows them to provide acute care when it’s needed most.

Doses of Naloxone were Administered by EMS from Jan. 2018 -July 2023





We’re not helpless against fentanyl in Carbon, Monroe and Pike Counties. Whether you’re a parent or teacher looking to start the conversation, or someone who is seeking treatment, we have you covered.

Need Help?

Carbon Monroe Pike Drug and Alcohol Commission: 24 hour toll free hotline number for individuals seeking treatment
Funding is available for the uninsured and underinsured. Click here.

Want to get involved?

Overdose Prevention Taskforce

The Carbon Monroe Pike Drug and Alcohol Commission hosts quarterly meetings of its Overdose Taskforce via TEAMS. All are welcome to be part of the solution. If interested, let us know and you will receive a link to participate.

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Fentanyl Poisoning Stops Here.

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