Gateway to the Arctic

         
 
Drug Education and Prevention on Fentanyl
Cutsie_Dragon.png

What Are the Signs of an Opioid Overdose?

Opioids affect the body’s receptors that are related to breathing, which causes breathing to become slow and shallow. A person’s breathing can stop within minutes to hours after using the drug. Once breathing stops, brain damage can start within three to five minutes without oxygen, leading to death.

 

Click on the link below to visit the Substance Use Prevention Education (SUPE) website to learn more. 

SUPE IS A NONPROFIT PLATFORM FUNDED AND HOSTED BY DRS. IT IS THE DRUG EDUCATION AND PREVENTION SECTION OF DRUG REHAB SERVICES & ADDICTED.ORG. IT WAS CREATED TO FURTHER DRS' MISSION TO EDUCATE PEOPLE AND TO PREVENT SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER. 

 Drug Education and Prevention on Fentanyl