Deadly Drug Hitting The Streets Of Montana. Who Do They Target?
We are constantly hearing about drugs. Drug busts, drug overdoses, laced drugs, etc. But it is always really scary when we hear about a new street drug. These drugs are made to look like a common household pill. Some look like Tylenol, aspirin, or sometimes as a common prescription pill. It is so incredibly scary, as a parent of a teenager, these are things I am constantly concerned about. Peer pressure is astronomical for kids these days. When I was growing up, we were too scared to even be around drugs, and now it seems like they are everywhere. With online bullying at a record high, kids giving in to peer pressure is almost an everyday occurrence.
A new drug has entered the state of Montana. Now, this could have been around for a while, but it is now being acknowledged by the police and DEA throughout the state. The drug is in pill form, white, and looks like Oxycontin, Xanax, or an aspirin. This is just one of the scarier pills that have entered the streets, as it is a mixture of Heroin and Fentanyl. Both highly addictive and deadly, Heroin and Fentanyl are becoming more common every day. I have had friends die from taking pills laced with Fentanyl, and it is so incredibly heartbreaking. This is the drug that literally can kill you from "just trying it one time".
The Montana DEA states that drugs they have seized are coming from states such as Washington, Salt Lake City, Denver, and some from Mexico. This specific drug is being sold in inner cities, suburbs, rural communities, and all over the internet and social media. With one target in mind, teenagers. So far DEA agents have seized over 9,000 fake pills that contain Heroin and Fentanyl. Talk to your kids, your teenagers, your friends, everyone about this dangerous drug. Make sure everyone is aware of the dangers of taking any pills from anyone, especially if you are unsure of what the pill is.
Let's keep our community safe, our families safe, and ourselves safe. Talk about the danger of drugs. If you know someone struggling with addiction or mental health, click HERE for information on how to help them.