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Keep NM Alive

A Conversation About Fentanyl

On Oct. 13, 2022, Bernalillo County and the City of Albuquerque will host a fentanyl summit as an introduction to an extensive fentanyl awareness campaign that will immerse the community in an education process to combat this life-ending and family-shattering drug. 

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Fentanyl: A Deadly Drug

Bernalillo County, the City of Albuquerque, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and community partner organizations are joining forces to launch a community educational awareness campaign dealing with the deadly drug fentanyl.  This extensive fentanyl awareness campaign will immerse the community in valuable information to combat this life-ending and family-shattering drug.   

Fentanyl use, overdose, and poisoning have taken a toll in all regions of our country, from the largest cities to the smallest towns.  Parents and community members who once thought “it could never happen to my family,” are now facing the harsh reality of educating themselves on how to identify the presence, use, and how to seek resources to fight addiction of fentanyl.

The campaign is entitled “keepNMalive” and will begin with a community discussion about fentanyl.  The goal of this free summit is to provide awareness to the cause, supply, consequences of use, and community resources to combat the impact fentanyl is having on the community.  Assistance information will be available to individuals or families affected by fentanyl and the summit will feature more than 40 experts in their respective fields.

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

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  • Albuquerque Public Schools
  • Barrios Unidos
  • Bernalillo County District Attorney’s Office
  • Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court
  • Best Chance – Services for the Recently released
  • Casa De Salud
  • Courageous Transformations
  • Crossroads for Women
  • CYFD New Mexico Children Youth & Families Department
  • Duke City Recovery Toolbox
  • Endorphin Power Company
  • Frontline Resurrection
  • G.R.A.C.E. – Giving Respect and Compassion to Expecting Moms
  • Haven Behavioral Hospital of Albuquerque
  • Heading Home
  • Hope Realized Homes
  • Lovelace Hospital
  • Mesilla Valley Hospital
  • Molina Healthcare
  • New Mexico Office of Peer Recovery and Engagement (OPRE)
  • New Mexico Women’s Reentry Center
  • NMDOH – New Mexico Department of Health
  • NMDOH – New Mexico Department of Health Turquoise Lodge Hospital
  • No Halo NM
  • Office of the Medical investigator
  • Presbyterian Hospital
  • Serenity Mesa
  • Solutions Treatment Center
  • State of New Mexico Second Judicial District Court
  • State of New Mexico Behavioral health Services Division – Human Services Department
  • UNM Hospital
  • U.S. Department of Justice Drug Enforcement Administration
  • U.S. Attorney’s Office District of New Mexico
  • Vista Taos Renewal Center
  • Women in Leadership

You Are Not Alone

Think you are all alone?

You’re not the only one.

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Call or Text: 998
Call or Text: 998
Call or Text: 998
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A Lethal Dose

Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids are the most common drugs involved in overdose deaths. Even in small doses, it can be deadly. Over 150 people die every day from overdoses related to synthetic opioids like fentanyl.