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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: Outreach

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

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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