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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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In The Locker Room

In the Locker Room is Canada's trusted source for men seeking information on their bladder health - in particular, overactive bladder. more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-888-899-4622
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Topics: Men, Seniors

Independent C.A.R.E. with Grace

Independent C.A.R.E. with Gracemore info

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Independent C.A.R.E. with Grace (night attendant)
Phone: (250) 753-1694
cell: (250) 756-5599
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Topics: Men, Seniors, Women

Independent Living with Supportive Services

Independent Living with Supportive Servicesmore info

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Seniors Independent Living with Supportive Services, Sherwood House
Duncan, BC, V9L 0B5
Phone: (250) 715-0116
Phone: (250) 737-1458
Fax: (250) 737-1459
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Topics: Housing, Shelter
Community Headings: Housing

Individual, couples and family therapy

Private professional counselling by registered therapists and students is offered for a donation.more info

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V.I. Integrated Counselling Society, Community Services Building
#306 – 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 716-8888
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Infant Development Program

Provides individualized services for children up to age 19 and their families that promote optimum child development. Most programs and services are available at no cost except for preschool. Programs include infant development, family support services, supported child development, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech/language therapy.more info

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Child Development Centre
1135 Nelson Street
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 753-0251
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Inner Reflections

Bernice is an RN, who received her Bachelor of Technology in Specialty Nursing, graduating with Honors at the top of her class. Bernice is a retired Critical Care Nurse.more info

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Inner Reflections - Foot Care
613 6th Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 1J7
Phone: (250) 753-7089
Fax: (250) 753-7089
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Integrated Health Networks (IHN)

Nanaimo Integrated Health Network - The Integrated Health Networks are a joint initiative of the Ministry of Health Services and the Health Authorities. IHNs link patients, family physicians, primary care providers (such as nurses, dietitians, and social workers) and community partners to create coordinated care focused on the needs of the patient.more info

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215-55 Victoria Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4N9
Phone: (250) 739-5750
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Internet Mental Health

Internet Mental Health is a free encyclopedia of mental health information created by a Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long.

The idea of creating Internet Mental Health resulted from a Canada-Japan Mental Health Exchange in 1994 arranged by Mr. Mikio Kuraki. During that exchange, Robert Winram and Dr. Phillip Long visited Japanese psychiatric hospitals and lived for one week with psychiatric patients as guests in their homes.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
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Clinical Headings: Mental Health and Addictions
Community Headings: Education

Iris Optometrists

Iris Optometristsmore info

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Iris Optometrist Nanaimo
Woogrove Centre
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 754-2212
Toll-free: 1-800-474-7429
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Clinical Headings: Aboriginal Health

Island Beltone Hearing Care Centre

At Island Beltone, we strive to help our customers deal with hearing loss with grace. We guarantee that they won’t go through this difficult life change on their own. We understand how frustrating it can be, but we also know how much is possible – and we’ll be by your side every step of the waymore info

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Island Beltone Hearing
105-2000 Island Hwy. N
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5W3
Phone: (250) 756-9900
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Clinical Headings: Ear, Nose & Throat
Community Headings: MSP