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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 - Women: Residential

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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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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