Drug Alert: WINNIPEG — Mon., October 9, 2023

Please see the attached PDF for a printable version of this Drug Alert!

DATE: 10/9/2023

LOCATION: Winnipeg

SUBSTANCE NAME(S): Thought to be meth


DETAILS: Substance believed to be meth was tested using the FTIR spectrometer at the Mobile Overdose Prevention Site and found to contain:

15% benzodiazepine

13% fentanyl analog

Benzodiazepines mixed with fentanyl can cause a complex overdose.

If you are using substances, please:

  • Use with a friend and stagger your use
  • Start low and go slow
  • Have and know how to use naloxone

If you are using alone, consider calling a friend or the NORS line at 1-888-688-NORS so they can spot you.