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Purple fentanyl and purple heroin found in Guelph

Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy is reporting that there have been three deaths from a possible purple fentanyl or purple heroin overdose in Guelph
20180607 purple fentanyl
Fentanyl can be highly potent in small amounts. The amount of purple fentanyl in the attached photograph can potentially represent 3500 lethal overdoses depending on the concentration of fentanyl. Supplied.

Wellington Guelph Drug Strategy is reporting on Twitter that there have been 3 deaths from a possible drug overdose in Guelph.

They say that in addition to the 3 deaths, they have also taken care of two overdose reversals in the past few days.

There are new reports that say that purple fentanyl and purple heroin was found in the Guelph area.

Users can reduce their risk of overdose by never using alone.

They can also stay safe by using in a nearby Overdose Prevention Site.

An overdose prevention site allows users to inject themselves in a supervised area with medical staff present, in the case of a drug overdose.

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