Deaths from fentanyl and other synthetic opioids (not including methadone) rose a staggering 72 percent in just one year, from 2014 to 2015 and continue to rise. Government agencies and officials of all types are rightly concerned by what some are describing as the third wave of our ongoing opioid epidemic.
As a concerned psychotherapist and addiction specialist, working with individuals and families — the following are the most important things to understand about fentanyl.
If you need help in determining a course of action, feel free to call me.
Thom Kessler, LMFT, RAS
Marriage & Family Therapist and Registered Addiction Specialist