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Some Solutions To The West’s Overdose Crisis: Test Strips And Data

 Packages of fentanyl test strips lie next to a card that explains how to use them. The tests, themselves, look like little strips of blue, red and white paper.
Gustavo Sagrero
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Boise State Public Radio
Packages of fentanyl test strips lie next to a card that explains how to use them. The tests, themselves, look like little strips of blue, red and white paper.

Fentanyl test strips and better data may be a few of the many solutions to the opioid epidemic and the Mountain West's spike in overdose deaths.

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Madelyn Beck is Boise State Public Radio's regional reporter with the Mountain West News Bureau. She's from Montana but has reported everywhere from North Dakota to Alaska to Washington, D.C. Her last few positions included covering energy resources in Wyoming and reporting on agriculture/rural life issues in Illinois.