By Amy Yensi | Updated May 9, 2023 via PIX 11 

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Tuesday marked National Fentanyl Awareness Day. Across the country, efforts are underway to shed light on the deadly drug behind this public health crisis.

Families on Long Island spoke out, sharing their stories of grief, to warn others about the deadly drug.

PIX11’s Amy Yensi has more in the video player.

We've rebranded!

LICADD is thrilled to welcome FIST, GGT and Open Arms EAP into the LICADD family. During Recovery Month, more than ever, we need to work hard to remove the stigma of substance use disorder and give people the freedom and confidence to reach out for help.