Fentanyl usage has reached a crisis point in the United States. The potent and dangerous synthetic opioid, which is oftentimes mixed with other drugs like heroin and methamphetamine, is the leading cause of death in adults aged 18-45, according to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).
Dr. Irv Williams, director of Specialty Programs at Lakeview Center, oversees much of the substance abuse and misuse treatment programs at the facility.
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