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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 - Children / Youth

Discovery Youth and Family Substance Use Services

Provides counselling for youth who are experiencing difficulties related to their own or another person's substance use, as well as support for parents of adolescents regarding substance use concerns.
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Vancouver Island Health Authority
206 - 96 Cavan St
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2V1
Phone: (250) 739-5790
Fax: (250) 740-2672
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Clinical Headings: Counselling