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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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Substance Use / Addictions - Counselling / Therapy - Adult

Adult Substance Use Services Team

Provides information, education, support and treatment for people affected by or at risk of developing alcohol and other drug-related difficulties.more info

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Island Health , Mental Health Substance Use Services (MHSU)
3151 Barons Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 5W5
Phone: (250) 739-5880
Fax: (250) 739-5879
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Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation

Partners In Parenting

Works with parents with addiction, who have children under age 12.more info

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260 Irwin Street (Princess Royal Family Centre)
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 739-5845
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Spirit of Freedom Ministries

A Christian program that brings new hope to the chemically dependent, their families and others.more info

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BC
Toll-free: 1-800-535-6011
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