Fentanyl and acetylfentanyl have been found in heroin in central Sydney during January 2021. These drugs were also found in regional NSW and Sydney during November and December 2020.
Use of these drugs can be life-threatening.
Overdose symptoms include drowsiness, loss of consciousness, slow breathing/snoring and skin turning blue.
If you see the warning signs of overdose:
For free and confidential advice:
Call '000' even if naloxone has been administered. Repeat doses may be required.