Increased hospitalisations and ICU admissions following use of 'heroin' have occurred across the Central Coast region. Testing of the 'heroin' found it contained a potent opioid ('nitazene').
Use of this 'heroin' can be life-threatening.
Overdose symptoms include slow breathing/snoring, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, and skin turning blue or grey.
If you see the warning signs of overdose:
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