Dr. Khurana on Fentanyl Overdoses

Facing Fentanyl and Raising Awareness

August 22, 2022

Fentanyl misuse is on the rise in Clark County, Nevada and across the United States as a whole. The drug is often used in legitimate medical scenarios and prescribed for people with severe pain. Unfortunately, the number of people abusing Fentanyl is increasing and leading to increased overdoses as well. 

As of August 2022, there have been 413 overdose deaths in Clark County and 126 related to Fentanyl. Nevada Mental Health's psychiatrist Dr. Khurana shares his alarm with Channel 8 News on the situation.

Watch his appearance below: