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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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Families 2 Families

Offering parenting courses: assisting parents & caregivers on Vancouver Island in raising children in a positive way, who become confident about engaging with children as a loving, nurturing relationship. more info

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Office Address, 2030 Northfield Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 3B8
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Clinical Headings: Counselling, Education

Family Caregivers Society of BC

Family Caregivers Society of BC is a registered charity dedicated 100% to supporting family caregivers. A family caregiver is anyone who cares for an adult family member or friend because of disease, disability or frailty due to aging.

We aim to inform, support and educate to improve quality of life for family caregivers. We also provide leadership to strengthen the voice of family caregivers and promotes the significance of the family caregivers’ role.

Our toll-free family caregiver support line is available to BC residents at 1-877-520-3267, Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4pm.

Family Caregivers Society of BC is a Province wide service.more info

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#6 – 3318 Oak Street
, Victoria, BC, V8X 2S9
Phone: (250) 384-0408
Toll-free: 1-877-520-3267
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Community Headings: Education

Family Justice Service

An approach to solving problems in which a third party (a mediator) helps people with family law problems reach a resolution without going to court. Mediators are specially qualified to help people reach agreements. Some mediators are lawyers. more info

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Justice Access Centre
302 – 65 Front Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5H9
Phone: (250) 741-5447
Toll-free: 1-800-578-8511
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Clinical Headings: Counselling, Family Practice
Community Headings: Adoption, Enquiry BC, Service BC

Family Maintenance Enforcement Program

FMEP is a free service of the BC Ministry of Justice helping families and children entitled to support under a maintenance order or agreement.more info

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Box 5100
, Victoria, BC, V8R 6N3
Phone: 1(250) 220-4040
Toll-free: 1-800-663-3455
Fax: 1(250) 220-4050
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Family Practice Clinic

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#2770 - 104th Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 2E4
Phone: (250) 758-1711
Fax: (250) 758-2802
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Clinical Headings: Family Practice

First Link

Early intervention to connect individuals and families with services and support as soon as possible after diagnosis.more info

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BC
Phone: (250) 734-4171
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Food 4U Food Recovery Program

Did you ever wonder what happens to food in the grocery store that is too close to the "best before" date to sell? What about food that is rejected on delivery because some of it has been damaged or partially spoiled? What about the package of strawberries with one or two moldy ones?more info

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Loaves and Fishes Food Bank Nanaimo
1009 Farquhar Street Nanaimo BC, V9R 2G2
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2G2
Phone: (250) 754-8347
Fax: (250) 754-8349
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Topics: Food
Clinical Headings: Emergency, Nutrition
Community Headings: Food Security, Free Service

Food Safety

Environmental Health Officers conduct more than 7,000 inspections of restaurants, food facilities and stores annually. We also educate food handlers and consumers about safe food handling practices.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 750-1113
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Topics: Food
Clinical Headings: Nutrition, Public Health
Community Headings: Food Security

Form Health & Rehab Clinic Inc

Our goal is to help each of our patients REALIZE the possible causes of their symptoms, enter them into a program that will treat and REHABILITATE, provide the appropriate motivation and tools to RESTORE their abilities and guide them to their optimum health and RECOVERY.
Using education, encouragement and motivation, and combining traditional and alternative health care in a compassionate, ethical and professional environment, our therapists strive to guide our patients to maximize their abilities.
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Address / Contact Info
3034 Ross Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 3Z1
Phone: (250) 756-9722
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Franklyn Street Dental Centre

Franklyn Street Dental Centremore info

Address / Contact Info
Franklyn Street Dental
450 Franklyn Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2X7
Phone: (250) 753-3488
Fax: (250) 753-7501
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care