Hood County faces fentanyl surge | JP: Overdose Deaths Reported Every Month | New

ByDonald L. Leech

Oct 20, 2022

Over the past two years, the United States has grappled with the growing number of opioid-related deaths, with the synthetic drug fentanyl being a driving factor in many of these deaths.

The problem is not only widespread in the country, but also in Texas and recently in Hood County, due to its proximity to Mexico, where the majority of the opioid supply comes from.