Increase in overdoses declared again

By Rosalind Russell – An increase in the number of overdoses and unexpected drug reactions is being reported in the Sudbury and outlying areas including Espanola, the North Shore Corridor and on Manitoulin Island.
That from Public Health Sudbury and Districts.
Officials say while they can’t confirm the substances causing the overdoses, they remind people that street drugs may be cut or mixed with a variety of substances like benzos, fentanyl and more.
Frontline workers warn that more toxic substances may be circulating locally, including a potent bluish-green looking substance being referred to as “down”.
Workers report witnessing heavy “nods” accompanied by long periods of sedation.

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