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Know what to do if you're first on the scene

Use first aid to keep vital body functions going and call emergency services for more support. The newness and number of synthetics mean there are no substance-specific clinical responses, but general first aid will always help.

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Health services might need to adapt their response because synthetics are very different to other drugs

Synthetics withdrawal can happen much faster than other drugs. And the urge to use synthetics again can be very strong. These steps will help people get proper support and reduce future harm.

Emergency response: For health services. Downoad PDF for accessible file

Emergency response: Follow-up. Downoad PDF for accessible file

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