Health Professionals (90) Low Income / Support (50) Social Services (19) Mental Health / Counselling (57) Substance Use / Addictions (25) Condition Specific Info / Support (58) Seniors (14) Child, Youth, and Family (51) Health Services (89) Abuse / Neglect (8) Education / Employment / Development (10) Gov't / Legal / Complaints / Advocacy (22)  
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

More info

Condition Specific Info / Support - AIDS / HIV

AIDS Vancouver Island

Provides integrated services such as education, advocacy, and client support to individuals with HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and other communicable diseases. Provides education and harm reduction info to schools, the broader community, and target populations.more info

Address / Contact Info
201 - 55 Victoria Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4N9
Phone: (250) 753-2437
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Infectious Diseases