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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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Condition Specific Info / Support - End Of Life / Palliative Care

Hospice Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Our focus is on comfort rather than curing an illness. We try to ease symptoms and suffering for those living with a life-limiting illness. We foster compassion, comfort and dignity to give dying people and their families the best quality of life.
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Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6K2
Phone: 250-740-6923 ext 56923
Fax: (250) 390-7421
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Clinical Headings: Hospice/Palliative Care