AMBER DRUG ALERT
Peterborough City Council have advised:
If has come to our attention today of 4 incidences of heroin overdose across Peterborough (3 cases) and Cambridge area (1 case).
There is little information to provide other than all incidences were linked to Heroin. One of the incidences was linked to heroin that was light grey/pearl in colour. There is concern regarding the purity levels of street heroin currently being used.
Please disseminate this alert to your peers with immediate action.
Please share information with services and their peers, and report any concerns to services as soon as possible.
If they are feeling unwell after using heroin seek and suspect they have used one or more of the substances referred to in this alert message, please call an ambulance immediately.
If Naloxone kits are required in Peterborough call Aspire on 0800 111 4354 or 01733 895 624 If Naloxone kits are required in Cambridgeshire call Inclusion on 0300 555 01 01
If you have any further queries, please contact Safer Peterborough Partnership 01733 863880
Therefore please be aware when purchasing particularly from a different source or if you are unsure test a small amount first.
Services that can assist with Alcohol and Drug related problems
Offices in St Neots, Huntingdon, Ely, Wisbech, Cambridge Mill Road and Arbury.
Inclusion provide adult drug & alcohol treatment services across the county of Cambridgeshire. The contract includes all community drug and alcohol treatment interventions. 1-2-1 support, Group therapy, Detoxification if required and opportunity to apply for rehabilitation services.
Self-referral service 0300 555 0101
Peterborough and Cambridge – Telephone 111 and ask for first response
Providing a safe place for people with Mental Health issues, Dual Diagnosis Mental Health and Addiction Issues including Drugs and or Alcohol
0300 999 1212 Line open 10am till Midnight
Aspire is available to provide support for those with substance misuse issues and support for their families and carers within the Peterborough area.
Support and help for alcohol
National alcohol helpline
Call 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am-8pm, weekends 11am-4pm)
Help and support for overcoming drug addiction
Free confidential email and telephone helpline for children of alcohol dependent parents
0800 358 3456
Apps available from the Play Store
Just for Today NA
Recovery Cafes Run by Sun Network
Brookfield NHS Site, Mill Rd, CB1 3DF
Every Thursday 12-3pm
Market Hill, Huntingdon
Every Wednesday 12-2pm
Every Monday 10am – 12pm