Educate on the dangers of fentanyl. Distribute life-saving tools.

 
 
 
 
 

“The greatest public health crisis of this generation.”

Our mission is to educate young people about the dangers of Fentanyl. We offer outreach to schools, churches, youth groups, health fairs, sports teams, fraternities/sororities etc.

We also promise to bring tools —test strips and Narcan training— to enable your group to proactively manage risk. Fentanyl should not be winning this battle.

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We help get young people closer to safe.

  • 1. Test it

    First, think hard about whether or not to ingest any substance that may be poisoned with fentanyl, and second, if you opt to move forward with ingestion, use a tool –a test strip—to make sure the substance does not contain fentanyl. Instructions on how to use a test strip are below.

  • 2. Tell someone

    After testing the substance, make an informed choice on whether or not to proceed with ingestion. If you decide to move forward, tell someone what you’re taking. This person should not be taking anything themselves so that they are able to help in the event of emergency.

  • 3. Narcan

    Make sure there is Narcan in the room. Narcan is a life-saving drug that can reverse the effect of an overdose. It’s easy to use and if it’s nearby, it can be administered quickly to prevent death or serious injuries from fentanyl or other dangerous substances.

“Two out of three opioid-involved overdose deaths involve synthetic opioids, including illegally manufactured fentanyl. When used in combination with other drugs, with or without the user's knowledge, it can be poisonous and deadly.”

-President Joe Biden

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It’s Always Best to Test

Fentanyl test strips are small strips of paper that can detect the presence of fentanyl in a variety of drugs, including drugs that are smoked, swallowed, or snorted. The strips can detect analogues of fentanyl also; analogs have chemical structures similar to fentanyl, but are slightly modified in the lab.

Knowing fentanyl is present in a drug gives you time to pause, think, and reconsider before ingesting.

“Our goal is to have a test strip in the hand of every high school and college student in America.”

-Beth Weinstock, Eli’s Mother

How to Use Fentanyl Strips

  • Injectables:

    Use a clean cooker, prepare your shot and load a clean syringe as usual. Put it aside. Then add a bit of water to the residue in your cooker. Open a strip packet and hold the strip at the top (the solid blue patch) and dip the other end into the liquid, being careful to NOT immerse past the blue line. Hold it there for 15 seconds. Lay the test strip on a non-absorbent surface and wait for the results.

  • Sniffing and Smoking:

    Empty the contents of your baggie into another container. Using the baggie you just emptied, add a bit of water and mix it around a bit. Open a strip packet and hold the strip at the top (the solid blue patch) and dip the other end into the liquid, being careful to NOT immerse past the blue line. Hold it there for 15 seconds. Lay the test strip on a non-absorbent surface and wait for the results.

  • Pills:

    It is very important to crush up the pills first, because fentanyl binds to itself and clumps together. If the pills are crushed first, this will distribute any fentanyl present and you will get a more accurate reading. Again, add a bit of water to the powdery residue, then use the strip.

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What can you do to help? Start by donating and joining our email list, and we’ll let you know as more initiatives come to fruition.

Thank you to our current donors.

Thank you to our current donors.