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Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island

Community Health Alert posted: 07-Jul-2017 3:09 PM PDT

Carfentanil has been confirmed in the drug supply on Vancouver Island. It is similar to fentanyl but can be 100 times more toxic. Reduce risk by:
• Never using alone
• Starting small
• Carrying naloxone
• Being close to help

For more information on overdose signs, prevention, resources, and to find an Overdose Prevention Service location near you visit: www.viha.ca/mho/overdose.htm

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E-Couch

e-couch is a self-help interactive program with modules for depression, generalised anxiety & worry, social anxiety, relationship breakdown, and loss & grief.

It provides evidence-based information and teaches strategies drawn from cognitive, behavioural and interpersonal therapies as well as relaxation and physical activity.more info

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beyondblue: the national depression initiative and the Australian National University.
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Community Headings: Health Service

Eagle Point Dental

Our office consists of talented professionals and dedicated individuals. We seek to provide personalized dental care and service working harmoniously with your dental needs. The principles of integrity and empathy guide our professional services. In your visit to Eagle Point Dental, you will notice it is designed to offer you the comfort and warm hospitality that you expect and deserve.more info

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1-6304 Dover Rd
, Nanaimo, BC, V9V 1S4
Phone: (250) 756-4746
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care

Eating Disorders Program

A NARSF program. Open referral program offering clinical services to clients and their families affected by eating disorders.more info

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201 - 190 Wallace Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
Phone: (250) 754-2773
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Clinical Headings: Nutrition, Obesity
Community Headings: Education

Eating Disorders Therapy

Professionally assisting adults suffering from eating disorders regardless of their ability to pay.more info

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Island Integrated Counselling Society, Community Services Building
#306 – 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 716-8888
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Clinical Headings: Counselling

Edgewood

Edgewood
Addiction and Rehabmore info

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2121 Boxwood Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 4L2
Phone: (250) 751-0111
Fax: (250) 751-2758
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Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation

Elder College - Vancouver Island University Centre For Continuing Studies

Courses offered at preferential rates for people ages 50+.more info

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VIU, Elder College
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 740-6536
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Topics: Seniors
Community Headings: Education

Elders In Transition

Moving out, moving in, moving on. The Hospice Shoppe supports seniors in transition and their families (free of charge) through a sensitive and practical approach to the downsizing and/or disposition of household and personal possessions.more info

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5 - 4286 Departure Bay Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 5K7
Phone: (250) 758-8886
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Community Headings: Education

Elizabeth Bagshaw Womans Clinic

The Elizabeth Bagshaw Women’s Clinic is committed to providing reproductive and abortion care in a safe, confidential and relaxing atmosphere. We have been offering abortion services in Metro Vancouver for twenty five years. Our caring team of doctors, nurses, counsellors, reception, administrative and technical staff is committed to providing high quality individual care to women.more info

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Toll-free: 1-877-736-7171
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Clinical Headings: Counselling, Family Planning
Community Headings: MSP

Employment Standards Branch

Enforces the Employment Standards Act and Regulation which set minimum standards of wages and working conditions in most work places.more info

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2nd Floor, 6475 Metral Drive
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 390-6186
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Topics: Employment

Enquiry BC

When you cannot get the information you need as quickly as you need it we are a toll free telephone information service to refer you straight to the person who can answer your questions.more info

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BC
Toll-free: 1-800-661-8773
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Clinical Headings: Education
Community Headings: Enquiry BC, Service BC