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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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Child, Youth, And Family - Family Resource Centres

Greater Nanaimo Early Years Partnership

The Greater Nanaimo Early Years Partnership (GNEYP) is a diverse group of engaged community partners who are committed to improving the health and development of children ages pre-natal to six in the Greater Nanaimo area. more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 816-1699
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Community Headings: Education

Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

The Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre is a provincial resource centre that provides mental health and substance use information, resources, and peer support to children, youth and their families from across BC. We also provide peer support to people of all ages with eating disorders. All of our services are free of charge, and you can reach us over the phone, in person, or through email.more info

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Provincial Health Services Authority
BC Children's Hospital, Mental Health Building #85, Room P3-302 - 4500 Oak Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3N1
Toll-free: 1-800-665-1822
Phone: (604) 875-2084
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Clinical Headings: Mental Health and Addictions
Community Headings: Health Service

Neutral Zone

Drop-in youth centre with sports, crafts, arts, food, friendly talk, games room, etc. For youth ages 10-29 and their families.more info

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421 Franklyn Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2R7
Phone: (250) 753-8291
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Topics: Youth