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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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Abuse / Neglect - Crisis Intervention

Bullying Hotline

Youth against violence linemore info

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Toll-free: 1-800-680-4264
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Topics: Youth
Clinical Headings: Counselling

Children's Helpline

To report child abuse and neglect.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: 310-1234
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Haven House

Provides shelter, food, information and crisis support for women and their children who are experiencing physical, emotional, and psychological violence in their lives.
Haven Society 24-Hour Crisis Linemore info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 756-2452
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Haven Society

Haven Society's mission is to promote the integrity and safety of women, children, youth and families and the development of a respectful and healthy community. As a leading anti-violence organization operating from feminist principles, Haven Society achieves this mission by providing a range of services, public education and advocacy.more info

Address / Contact Info
PO Box 37086, 38-3200 Island Highway
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 1W1
Toll-free: 1-888-756-0616
Appointments: (250) 756-2452
Fax: (250) 756-2414
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Clinical Headings: Counselling
Community Headings: Child Abuse, Housing

Helpline For Children

To report child abuse and neglect.more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: 310-1234

Samaritan House

Temporary emergency shelter for women and children, nourishment, hygiene and clothing, and on-site case management and referrals to community resources and programs.more info

Address / Contact Info
355 Nicol Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4T5
Phone: (250) 753-1474
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Topics: Shelter

Sexual Abuse Intervention

A NARSF Program. Open referral program for children, teens and families who have disclosed sexual abuse or are at risk for sexual exploitation.more info

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201 - 190 Wallace Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
Phone: (250) 754-2773
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