Orillia OPP have seen a significant increase in drug overdoses recently, 22 calls since August 1st.
This compared to only 10 calls between January and July of this year.
Police remind the public that highly potent drugs are commonly misrepresented or mixed with other drugs, which can lead to deadly outcomes.
Community services are available for those who wish to kick their drug addiction.
Contact the Canadian Mental Health Association by calling 705-325-4999 or you can attend The Royal Victoria Hospital in Barrie to participate in their Withdrawal Management Services.