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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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Nanaimo & Region Disability Resource Centre

We are a registered charity serving persons with disabilities since 1990. We identify needs and offer programs and services to promote greater participation in our community including various computer training programs and assistance with completing disability parking permit applications.

If we don’t have it, we will help you find it.

Providing information and referrals has been an integral part of the Nanaimo Disability Resource Centre’s programs since 1990.

If you need to know who to contact, how to get information, or how to get an application form that deals with issues faced by people living with disabilities, please ask us. We maintain a resource directory of local organizations, businesses, and government offices that offer assistance to people living with disabilities.more info

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2 - 4166 Departure Bay Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 4B7
Phone: (250) 758-5547
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Nanaimo 1 hour optical

Need new Glasses?
Nanaimo one hour optical is a local family run business with excellent customer service. We offer an in store laboratory as well as thousands of designer framesmore info

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211 4750 rutherford rd
, nanaimo , BC, V9T
Phone: (250) 758-3009
Fax: (250) 758-0104
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Clinical Headings: Ophthalmics

Nanaimo 1 hour Optical

At Nanaimo 1 hour Optical our licensed opticians Gayle Lambert and Payam Moshrefzadeh would be pleased to serve your eyeglass needs.more info

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Nanaimo 1 hour optical
217-4750 Rutherford Rd
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T
Phone: (250) 758-3009
Fax: (250) 758-0104
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Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society

Our Mission: Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society (NAHS) develops and operates inclusive housing communities appropriate to supporting tenants in achieving and maintaining stability and well being.more info

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Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society Senior Specific
Phone: (250) 755-1158
Phone: (250) 753-5031
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Topics: Housing, Seniors
Clinical Headings: Home and Community Care
Community Headings: Housing

Nanaimo Association For Community Living

Provides services to meet the needs of Nanaimo citizens with developmental disabilities and the people that care for them.more info

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Suite 201 - 96 Cavan Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R
Phone: (250) 741-0224
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Clinical Headings: Disabilities - Developmental
Community Headings: Education

Nanaimo Brain Injury Society

The Nanaimo Brain Injury Society provides assistance to persons with an acquired brain injury, their families and/or caregivers through education, advocacy and community rehabilitation support. NBIS also provides education to the public about brain injury and its prevention.more info

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285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-5600
Fax: (250) 753-5607
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Community Headings: Education, Free Service, Health Service

Nanaimo Citizen Advocacy Association

Advocate for individuals who seek assistance by providing education, information, referral and support in exercising their rights to maximize independence with dignity. Appeals, tribunals, reconsiderations, PWD applications, counselling, residential tenancy. General, crisis and legal advocacy.more info

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114 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-2321
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Nanaimo Citizens Advocacy Association

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Community Services Building
#114- 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Reception: (250) 753-2321
Fax: (250) 753-2486

Nanaimo Community Dental Clinic

Community Organized Dental Clinic (CODE) is a Low Cost (not for profit) Dental Clinic operating in Nanaimo with volunteer practitioners. Not for Profit means that CODE will, on behalf of the volunteer practitioners, advise patients of the true costs of the treatments or procedures provided. Additionally CODE will send the insurance forms for service to the different dental plans. Patients will be asked to cover half of the costs of their treatments to the clinic.more info

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201-489 Wallace St
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B7
Phone: (250) 591-0771
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Topics: Drop-ins
Clinical Headings: Dental Care
Community Headings: Service BC

Nanaimo Community Hospice Society

Offers comprehensive palliative and grief support programs for the whole family.more info

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1729 Boundary Avenue
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 4P3
Phone: (250) 758-8857
Fax: (250) 758-8502
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Community Headings: Education