California Takes Action Governor Newsom's Master Plan for Tackling the Fentanyl and Opioid Crisis

California is taking action to address the opioid crisis, including the drug fentanyl. Under Governor Newsom, the state is spending over $1 billion on a plan to:

  • Crack down on illegal opioids through law enforcement.
  • Prevent opioid misuse through education and outreach.
  • Provide treatment and recovery services for people experiencing opioid use disorders.

The goal is to support Californians struggling with opioid misuse and reduce the harms caused by these drugs across the state. The plan includes many strategies to deal with all aspects of the opioid epidemic.

Learn more about Governor Newsom's master plan for tackling​ the fentanyl and opioid crisis.​​​

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