ODESSA, Texas (Nexstar)- The Odessa Police Department has an urgent warning for the community: fentanyl overdoses are on the rise, especially among young people.
OPD says these are the warning signs of a possible overdose:
- Blue or purple fingernails
- Blue or purple lips
- Difficulty breathing
- Loss of consciousness
- Clammy skin
- Pinpoint pupils
According to OPD, these symptoms can occur within minutes of exposure by skin contact, ingestion, or inhalation. Anyone who sees the blue pills pictured above (round with the letter M and number 30 stamped on the side) or thinks someone they know may be overdosing should call 911 immediately.