OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry and Judge Mary Chrzanowski meet with a group of recovering addicts in Dayton, Ohio who, like so many, say they started using after getting a prescription from their doctor following a procedure, injury or accident.
The Doctors share an important step that you can take in battling the crisis.
There’s now a strip that you can use to detect whether there is fentanyl present in a powder or pill, which its advocates argue can help prevent overdoses.
The Doctors discuss a tragic tale of a mother that found her son had overdosed. When she went to clean up her bathroom, she was rushed to the hospital and later died from contact with his Fentanyl.
Lauren was one of 19 infected with hepatitis C by a surgical technician who was injecting herself with fentanyl and filling the syringe with saline, which was then injected into her patients.