Visalia, California residents Carolyn Britten and Jerry Jacobson lost their 24-year-old son Travis to a counterfeit Xanax pill made with fentanyl. He was just trying to get a good night's sleep before a job interview.

Don't let this tragedy happen to you or anyone you know.

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Resources for the Central Valley

For Fresno County Residents, the Department of Behavioral Health is an important first stop for information about fentanyl in the region and for help with substance abuse disorder. Consult their fentanyl resources.

Source: Fresno Department of Behavioral Health

Visalia's Kaweah Delta Hospital has taken significant steps to minimize the impact of the epidemic in Tulare County neighborhoods. Learn more about the opioid epidemic and their efforts.

The Central Valley Opioid Safety Coalition is a collaborate effort by community leaders in Fresno, Tulare and Madera Counties to address opioid misuse, abuse and overdose deaths in the region. Follow them on Facebook for a steady stream of local information.