Tag: substance abuse
Authorities have already intercepted 4,241 pounds of the deadly drug this calendar year – a 365 percent increase over the same period in 2020. Furthermore, fentanyl seizures have been increasing since 2018.
On Wednesday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis launched “The Facts. Your Future.” initiative warning young people about the dangers of substance abuse.
DeSantis, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez, state Attorney General Ashley Moody and Department of Children and Families Secretary (DCF) Chad Poppell made the announcement at a media event on Monday.
David Santiago: Expand Resources for Florida Families Battling Mental Health, Substance Abuse Issues
Last year, Santiago championed the legislation creating the portal which is now part of the national Network of Care, including more than 700 websites in 30 states. Santiago is calling for $262,650 so the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) can continue the site.