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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 - Hearing

Island Deaf & Hard of Hearing Centre

Provides counselling, support, hearing loss , employment, family, community, and interpreting services. TTY customers please dial 250-753-0977.more info

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67B Skinner Street
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 753-0999
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Speech Program

This program provides speech and language services to preschool children from the general population living within the Capital Region. To receive services, children must present with only speech and/or language delays/disorders and be preschool age (not yet eligible for kindergarten). Preschool children with developmental disabilities and children who are deaf or hard of hearing are not served by this program.more info

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