Category: Addiction Education

What Exactly is Fentanyl and Why It Is So Dangerous?

Prince, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Cory Monteith – all names that are synonymous with fame, fortune, and – unfortunately – overdoses. A new dangerously powerful prescription drug called fentanyl is sweeping the country and claiming lives. Everyone is talking about it but, really, what is fentanyl and what makes it so dangerous?