Successful Articles of 2023

Fentanyl Crisis Alert: Sheds Light on the Alarming Impact of Fentanyl on Senior Citizens

This articles highlights how we, a national 501(c)(3) organization, focuses on the escalating impact of illicit fentanyl on senior citizens. The potent synthetic opioid, 50 times stronger than heroin, poses a severe risk, leading to a surge in addiction among seniors. Studies reveal over 800,000 older individuals affected in 2020 alone.

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Advocacy Group Launches $2.2 Million Poll-to-Prop Initiative to Combat Fentanyl Epidemic in California

This article dives into how has launched a $2.2 million Poll-to-Prop initiative to gather public opinion on enforcing stricter penalties for fentanyl-selling drug dealers responsible for customer deaths. The initiative, culminating in a statewide ballot during the next presidential election, is aimed at influencing legislation.

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Partnering with McNally Temple Associates for an initial poll, we seek accountability for legislators opposing penalties. Janice M. Celeste, our President & CEO, stresses the initiative’s significance in holding drug dealers accountable. The substantial investment underscores’s commitment to safer communities, with efforts to ensure Californians’ voices shape the proposed legislation.

An end run for fentanyl

This article goes over how, in Newport Beach is working on a ballot initiative for stricter fentanyl penalties amidst California’s fight against the crisis. With bipartisan lawmakers struggling to pass legislation targeting fentanyl dealers, the group plans to spend $2-3 million to qualify the measure for the 2024 statewide vote.

The initiative mirrors Sen. Tom Umberg’s SB 44, or Alexandra’s Law, requiring notification of potential homicide charges for fentanyl-related offenses. Despite previous setbacks, lawmakers hope the voter-driven approach may garner support.

Proposed Ballot Initiative for Stricter Penalties for Fentanyl Drug Dealers

This article goes over a new movement in California aims to impose stricter penalties on fentanyl dealers, initiated by us. The Newport Beach-based group, formed this year to combat the fentanyl crisis, plans a “Poll-to-Prop initiative.” With an initial $2.2 million funding, they intend to conduct a public opinion poll to shape a proposition for harsher penalties against fentanyl dealers.

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Amidst numerous planned 2024 ballot initiatives, including fast food regulation and pandemic funding tax, Fentanyl Solution seeks to address the worsening fentanyl crisis. They emphasize accountability for dealers and believe the Poll-to-Prop initiative is crucial in raising awareness and garnering support for stricter penalties. Polling for this measure is set to commence soon.

Preventing Fentanyl Deaths in Orange County: How One Organization is Making a Difference

In this article we talk about the fentanyl crisis in the United States has led to a surge in drug overdose deaths, with the synthetic opioid being 100 times more potent than morphine. According to the CDC, synthetic opioid-related deaths increased by 55% from 2019 to 2020, totaling 64,070 deaths in 2020. Orange County, California, witnessed a staggering 1,564% rise in fentanyl-related deaths from 2014 to 2021.

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To combat the crisis, local law enforcement and healthcare professionals in Orange County have formed alliances to disrupt the illicit fentanyl supply, support addiction treatment, and raise public awareness. We launched in 2023, advocates for legislative changes, conducts Naloxone Spray Training, and collaborates with communities to create a safer future, emphasizing the human cost of the crisis.

Newport Beach Group Collecting Signatures for Stricter California Fentanyl Laws

This article enters how California faces a fentanyl crisis with soaring overdose deaths despite recent drug decriminalization laws. In Orange County, fentanyl-related deaths have surged by over 1,000% in the last five years., an advocacy group, led by former state Sen. Patricia Bates, is launching a $2.2 million “poll-to-prop” initiative to raise awareness and push for stricter penalties on drug dealers.

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With support from political consulting firm McNally Temple Associates, the group aims to draft a 2024 statewide ballot initiative. Victims’ families, like board member Amy Neville, emphasize the urgent need for action against drug dealers, highlighting the ease of drug sales on social media platforms.

The Fentanyl Crisis in California: A Comprehensive Look at the Epidemic and Community Efforts to Combat It

This article goes over the stats and facts of the opioid epidemic, particularly driven by fentanyl-related deaths, has reached critical levels in California, witnessing a 121% increase in opioid-related deaths between 2019 and 2021. Fentanyl, 50 times more potent than heroin, poses a severe threat as counterfeit pills flood the market, making detection challenging.

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In the period from September 2021 to September 2022, 5,942 individuals succumbed to fentanyl overdoses, surpassing car accident deaths. Governor Newsom’s administration allocated over $1 billion to combat the crisis, with a focus on prevention and treatment., a Southern California non-profit, engages in education and advocacy, supported by the community and upcoming events like the “Fight Fentanyl” initiative.

Combatting the Fentanyl Surge:’s Bold Initiative in California

In this article we are highlighted in LA Weekly for its dedicated response to the surging fentanyl crisis, with a staggering 121% increase in related deaths from 2019 to 2021. The organization, a beacon of hope in a state grappling with devastating statistics, focuses on education, awareness, and advocacy.

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In the year spanning September 2021 to September 2022, fentanyl claimed 5,942 lives, comprising 86% of all opioid-related deaths in California. Our comprehensive approach involves educational webinars, community drug disposal events, and support assemblies. Their “Fight Fentanyl” event on October 7th aims to combat the crisis, emphasizing empowerment and awareness.

New Spirit Recovery Champions Fentanyl Awareness Through ‘Fight Fentanyl’, a Partnership with

In this article, Beverly Hills-based New Spirit Recovery is gaining recognition for its holistic approach to addiction treatment, featured in Beverly Weekly. The center, led by COO and co-founder Erica Spiegelman, advocates treating individuals comprehensively rather than merely addressing addiction symptoms. Spiegelman, a licensed counselor and best-selling author, developed The Rewired Program, fusing cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and self-awareness techniques for a transformative recovery path.

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New Spirit Recovery recently sponsored the “Fight Fentanyl” event in collaboration with, aligning with their commitment to holistic addiction treatment and actively addressing the fentanyl crisis through education, support, and community involvement.

Fighting the Invisible Killer with George Foreman III and

In this article we will find that we and George Foreman III joined forces, rallying celebrities, athletes, and community leaders at Craft Boxing Club. The crisis, intensified by counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl, has caused a 50% increase in opioid-related deaths within a year. Foreman III, undefeated boxer and Craft Boxing Club owner, partnered with the nonprofit to launch the “Fight Fentanyl” initiative.

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Beyond raising awareness, the initiative aims for informed action, offering educational workshops and resources to combat the unseen enemy. The event featured tragic stories like Jax Markley’s and gained support from figures like NFL legends Jarrod Bunch and Terry Robiski, signaling a united front against fentanyl’s deadly influence. To contribute to the cause, donations to are encouraged.

Netflix Star Jason Cohen’s Narcan Training Proves Lifesaving in West Hollywood Overdose Crisis

In this article we highlight Netflix star Jason Cohen, known for ‘Dated and Related,’ intervened in a real-life crisis in West Hollywood, using Narcan training from a Fight Fentanyl event by us. Attending a prior event on October 7, Cohen received Narcan and a fentanyl test kit. On October 22, he responded to a distress call, administering Narcan and saving a life during an ongoing opioid overdose.

We aim, to equip individuals to act swiftly in such situations, emphasizing the necessity of testing substances for fentanyl. Shane Wood, Director of Development, stresses the escalating fentanyl crisis and the importance of Narcan training. This incident underscores the vital role of community preparedness in battling the opioid epidemic.

A United Front Against Fentanyl: When Celebrities, Athletes, and Community Leaders Unite for a Life-Saving Cause

This article goes into details regarding Craft Boxing Club, typically a fitness haven, transformed into a rallying point against the fentanyl crisis, a synthetic opioid 50 times more potent than heroin. Led by us and George Foreman III, the event united celebrities, athletes, and leaders to combat the epidemic.

Foreman integrated critical drug education into his boxing class, citing alarming statistics—California saw a 121% surge in fentanyl-related deaths from 2019 to 2021. Janice and Shane emphasized the insidious nature of the drug, and sponsors like Erica Spiegelman highlighted the need for community involvement. NFL legends underscored the importance of collective action. The event served as a beacon of hope and educational platform, advocating for change.

Wrapping up the Year

In the culmination of a year-long endeavor, we feel obligated to alarm that statistics revealed a surge in fentanyl-related deaths amongst all age groups and demographics. Recognizing the urgency, we believe in a multifaceted approach which includes advocacy, education, and community involvement.

Join us in our crucial mission to save lives from the fentanyl crisis and drive impactful awareness. Your donation today will make a significant difference!