The Odd Squad Beat Understanding Fentanyl

A powerful new three-part educational documentary series from Odd Squad Productions is gripping viewers.  Understanding Fentanyl is a gritty documentary that looks at the rise of fentanyl in both recreational drug users and the addicted. The series follows 3 heartbroken families dealing with the consequences of fentanyl as well as the devastating impacts it has on first responder’s and medical professional’s mental health and well-being during Canada’s worst drug epidemic.



Odd Squad Productions is taking an old-school approach to primary prevention and giving it a raw, new-age twist. The 66-minute series gives youth an inside look into the drug epidemic, allowing them to gain perspective and construct positive goals and healthy choices around risky behavior. Along with the 3-part educational documentary series, Understanding Fentanyl includes an educational resource guide for teachers with lesson plans for individual and group learning.

Odd Squad Productions is a charitable organization recognized as an international leader in the field of drug and gang education for youth. The organization is comprised of active and retired police officers and volunteers who use a combination of documentary films, presentations, peer-to-peer workshops and judo-based training to guide today’s youth through difficult personal and social issues such as drug use and addiction.

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