Addictions, Drug & Alcohol Institute

Highly Potent Opioid Carfentanil Found in Seattle


Carfentanil, an opioid 10,000 times more potent than morphine and 100 times stronger than fentanyl, is showing up in Seattle with increasing frequency. In a KOMO News interview, ADAI principal scientist Caleb Banta-Green warns that users don’t know what they’re getting, or the dangers of this drug. View the full story on KOMO News.

In its blog post about carfentanil, Public Health Seattle & King County advises: If you do illicit drugs, don’t use alone and always carry naloxone (Narcan).

Use the locator tool on the website to find out where you can get naloxone in Washington.