Injecting Fentanyl – Minimising The Risks is a peer education harm reduction resource that has been produced by and for injecting drug users in response to an identified need for harm reduction information in relation to fentanyl injecting within our community.
Fentanyl is about 100 times stronger than morphine and over 50 times stronger than pure heroin. Fentanyl dissolves in your body fat. This means that your body absorbs it quicker than other similar drugs and the effects can come on much faster. When injected fentanyl gives a rush and a high similar to other opioids. Injecting fentanyl carries a significant risk of overdose
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