Fentanyl is now the leading cause of overdose deaths in LA County

December 18, 2023

SOURCE: SpectrumNews1


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LOS ANGELES — As the fentanyl crisis grows across the country, in Los Angeles County it is now the deadliest drug on the streets, causing more overdose deaths than any other substance, including methamphetamine, according to a new report released by the LA County Department of Public Health.

Organizations including Song for Charlie and End Overdose are working to save lives by raising awareness, educating youth and using harm reduction tactics.