Opioid Crisis: Illegally Manufactured Fentanyl Facts and Resources

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Although prescription opioid prescribing in Texas has decreased every year for the last 10 years, overdose deaths due to illegally manufactured fentanyl (IMF) continues to increase dramatically every year.

Easing stringent regulations on pain management clinics, broadening access to medications for opioid use disorder, and expanding education, prevention, data collection, and funding to target fentanyl overdoses can help reverse this troubling trend.  

Use these resources to get the facts and learn more about how illegally manufactured fentanyl is impacting public health.

Access the TMA Opioid Crisis Resource Center for more information.

Last Updated On

April 06, 2023

Originally Published On

March 20, 2023

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