June 22, 2022 – Ollinger was right. Her 33-year-old son, Justin Lee Littledog, died March 7 of a fentanyl overdose. She says his autopsy’s toxicology report showed there was 15.5 mg of the drug in his system. The estimated lethal dose of fentanyl in humans is 2 mg. 

“I feel that I have lost a huge, big part of me, and I fight for that daily when I wake up in the morning and I go to bed at night. I lost my child. He made me a mother,” Ollinger said.  She’s now on a mission to destigmatize addiction and encourage people to get help. 

Blackfeet Nation declared a state of emergency in March after there were 17 opioid overdoses and four deaths on the reservation in a week. 

But fentanyl is not just a reservation issue, it’s a statewide issue.  

“Since 2020, our crime lab confirmed fentanyl deaths increased 1,100%,” Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen said. 


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