Drug warning: Highly potent substances circulating in Greater Sudbury

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There are potent substances circulating in Greater Sudbury, which have led to an increase in suspected opioid-related overdoses.

This situation serves as an important reminder to the community that every batch of street drugs is different, and may be cut or mixed with substances such as fentanyl or carfentanil. Even a very small amount of these substances can cause an overdose.

Prevent overdoses/save lives:

Overdose symptoms include:

For a free naloxone kit, contact The Point at Public Health Sudbury & Districts, Réseau ACCESS Network, Sudbury Action Centre for Youth (SACY) or ask your local pharmacist. www.ontario.ca/page/get-naloxone-kits-free

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This item was last modified on February 21, 2020