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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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Birthright

Pregnancy tests and confidential support and counselling pre- and postnatally.more info

Address / Contact Info
149 Wallace Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B2
Phone: (250) 755-6131
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Communicable Disease Clinic

Counselling and treatment for sexually transmitted infections. testing and referral for communicable diseases and TB, and Central Island viral hepatitis service. Appointments required.more info

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8 - 1599 Dufferin Crescent
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5L5
Phone: (250) 740-2615
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Clinical Headings: Public Health

Crossroads Crisis Pregnancy Centre

Provides a number of free and confidential services including pregnancy tests, information and counselling on options, practical help, post-abortion counselling and community referrals.more info

Address / Contact Info
1717 Kerrisdale Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1N4
Business number: (250) 716-1633
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Options For Sexual Health

Reproductive health services including birth control information and supplies, fertility awareness, pregnancy testing information and counselling, sexually transmitted infections testing and treatment. Appointments preferred.more info

Address / Contact Info
204 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-9511
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Topics: Women, Youth

Youth Health Clinic

For youth up to age 25. Provides contraception counselling, pregnancy testing, with non-judgmental option counselling and referral, STI testing and treatment.more info

Address / Contact Info
1665 Grant Avenue
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5K7
Phone: (250) 755-3345
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Topics: Women, Youth