This educational series explores the potential outcomes of education and awareness campaigns and increasing understanding of the dangers of fentanyl among children and young adults. The expectations include increased awareness of fentanyl risks, improved decision-making skills, and reduced drug use and addiction incidence. It argues that such campaigns could decrease negative consequences associated with drug use, including crime, health problems, and social issues.
Expectation 1: Increased awareness of the dangers of fentanyl
Outcome 1: Through education, resource children and Young
adults will learn and understand the risks and dangers of using fentanyl. They will become aware of the potential consequences of drug use and addiction and will be more likely to make informed decisions about their health and well-being.
Expectation 2: Improved decision-making skills.
Outcome 2: Providing education about fentanyl and its dangers to
children and young adults will develop critical thinking skills and
decision-making abilities. They will be better equipped to make healthier
choices and avoid potentially harmful behaviours. They will also be better able to resist peer pressure to experiment with drugs.
Expectation 3: Reduced incidence of drug use and addiction
Outcome 3: Educating children and young adults about the dangers of
fentanyl and the risks associated with drug use. There is a potential to reduce the incidence of drug use and addiction in individuals who have a greater of the dangers of fentanyl or are less likely to experiment with the drug and may become more inclined to seek help if they are struggling with addiction. As a result communities, maybe see a decrease in some negative consequences associated with drug use, including crime, health problems, and social issues.