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KC drug advocate speaks up as KCPD is seeing more deadly fentanyl overdoses

Brenda Peters, C.P.S., of Healing House, Inc., sat down with KCTV-5 news twice in March to discuss the rising overdose death rates, specifically those caused by the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Fentanyl is the same substance the KCPD is seeing many people in the metro dying from, especially young people 15 to 24 years old.¬†They said that, between 2019 and 2020, the KC metro saw a 149% increase in overdose deaths by the synthetic opioid. Read the full articles here: March…