There has been an increase in overdose events in Prince George.
The reported substance is DARK PURPLE, sold as “down or fentanyl”. COOKS UP ALMOST BLACK.
This substance is highly toxic and may also be known as “Fire”.
For your safety:
Get overdose prevention, recognition, and response training; carry naloxone.
Don’t use alone. Make a plan and tell a buddy who can call for help if needed.
If you plan to use alone, use the Lifeguard or BeSafe app available free on the app store or on Toward the Heart website.
Know your tolerance. If you are sick or had a time of abstinence or reduced use, use much less.
Don’t mix drugs or mix drugs with alcohol.
Test a small amount first and go slow.
Use in an OPS if possible (Needle Exchange or Two Doors Down).
Access fentanyl drug checking where available (OPS sites).
Call 911 or your local emergency number right away if someone ODs.
Prince George Overdose Prevention Sites (OPS):
Needle Exchange at 1108 Third Ave, Mon-Sat, 1-6 pm
Two Doors Down at 1126 Third Ave, Tues-Sun, 6-11 am and 6-11 pm