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The Sheriff Talks Fentanyl and Advice to Parents on Courtroom Chronicles Podcast

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In the latest gripping episode of the "Courtroom Chronicles with County Attorney Kent Volkmer" podcast, Pinal County's very own Sheriff Mark Lamb joins the discussion, bringing critical insights into a pressing issue facing our communities today: the rise of fentanyl. Episode 5, aptly titled "The Sheriff Talks Fentanyl and Advice to Parents," delves into the complexities of the fentanyl crisis, offering invaluable information on how to combat this deadly problem and what parents specifically need to be aware of to protect their families.

Sheriff Lamb, known for his proactive approach to law enforcement and community safety, sheds light on the increasing presence of fentanyl in local areas, the dangers associated with its use, and the multifaceted strategies law enforcement is employing to tackle this epidemic. Joining him, County Attorney Kent Volkmer adds a legal perspective to the conversation, discussing the legal implications of fentanyl distribution and possession, as well as the justice system's role in addressing substance abuse issues.

This episode is a must-listen for parents, educators, and community members seeking to understand more about fentanyl — a potent synthetic opioid that has been responsible for a surge in overdose deaths across the country. The discussion also covers signs of fentanyl use, preventive measures, and how the community can come together to fight against this growing threat.

In addition to the in-depth conversation, the episode provides listeners with crucial resources for those seeking help or more information on substance use and mental health crises:

  • Suicide & Crisis Lifeline: Dial 988 for immediate support in a mental health or substance use crisis.
  • National Substance Use Helpline: Call 800-662-HELP (4357) for confidential information and treatment referral.
  • National Rehab Hotline: Reach out to 866-210-1303 for assistance with finding rehabilitation services.

"The Sheriff Talks Fentanyl and Advice to Parents" is available now for streaming. Don't miss this informative and potentially life-saving episode. Listen to the episode below or find it on your favorite podcast platform. Join the conversation and be part of the solution in combating the fentanyl crisis within our communities. 

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