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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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Alden Clinic of Physiotherapy

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697 Wentworth Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 3E6
Phone: (250) 753-7771

Alzheimer Society British Columbia

The Alzheimer Society of B.C. is dedicated to helping families build the knowledge and skills to live with dementia. For more than 25 years, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. has played an important role in the lives of people with Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, their families and caregivers.more info

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200 - 1585 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1G4
Phone: (250) 734-4170
Appointments: (250) 734-4171
Fax: (250) 734-4173
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Clinical Headings: Mental Health and Addictions
Community Headings: Education, Housing

Anam Cara Massage Studio

Anam Cara means coming home to oneself. Located in a massage studio with an ocean view, Rutherford Road, in Nanaimo, BC. Come have a professional therapeutic massage by a Registered Massage Therapist. Nancy Brown is a R.M.T. and provides deep tissue, swedish, trigger point work, fascial and craniosacral techniques. Deep Tissue and trigger point work is highly successful in treating headaches, low back, gluteal, shoulder, neck pain as well as other bodily pain, tension.more info

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5518 Rutherford road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T
Phone: (250) 585-2270
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Anchor Compounding Pharmacy

Full service pharmacy. specialize in non-sterile compounding. foot care services, home health care products, blister packing, flu shots & immunization, Medela breast pump rental, blister packing, free delivery, shingles vaccine.

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1450 Waddington RD, (next to: Anchor Family Medicine)
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 4V9
Phone: (250) 591-4411
Fax: (250) 591-4011
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Community Headings: Education

Anchor Family Medicine

Nanaimo Clinicmore info

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1450 Waddington Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 4V9
Phone: (250) 754-5545
Fax: (250) 754-5954
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Clinical Headings: Family Practice

Anger into Empowerment

While many would prefer to "get rid" of anger this approach instead turns it into courage and a sense of empowerment!more info

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Shore Counselling Services, A trademark of Shore Wellness Services
353 Seventh St.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 1E3
Phone: (250) 754-0698
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Community Headings: Child Abuse, Elder Abuse

Anne's Household Services

People in Nanaimo and surrounding areas have come to expect only high-quality service from Anne's Household Services. Whether it be cleaning, maintaining, repairing or installing, we can help you in and around your home or office with just about anything.more info

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229 Victoria Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4P7
Phone: (250) 716-3263
Appointments: (250) 668-3097
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Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada

Our mission is to promote the prevention, treatment and management of anxiety disorders and to improve the lives of people who suffer from them.more info

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PO Box 117, Station Cote St-Luc
, Montreal, QC, H4V 2Y3
Toll-free: 1-888-223-2252
Fax: (514) 484-7892
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Applecross Chiropractic

My name is Dr. Randal Austin. Welcome to my practice. Applecross Chiropractic Corporation provides the residents of Lantzville, Nanaimo and the surrounding communities with effective, personalized chiropractic treatment. Whether you’re suffering from backaches, headaches, tendinitis or simply chronic muscle pain, my procedures can help you feel better and get you back to the activities you love. You don't even need a referral to get the care you need at Applecross Chiropractic!more info

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7221 Royal Dr.
, Lantzville, BC, V0R 2H0
Phone: (250) 390-1123
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Clinical Headings: Pain Management, Sports Medicine

Arthritis Society of BC

The Arthritis Society is the only charitable organization in Canada uniquely dedicated to funding and promoting arthritis research, advocacy and solutions to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by arthritis.more info

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Vancouver, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-321-1433
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Clinical Headings: Education, Pain Management
Community Headings: Volunteer Resources