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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 - Parenting / Family Support - Parenting /Parent Support

Families 2 Families

Offering parenting courses: assisting parents & caregivers on Vancouver Island in raising children in a positive way, who become confident about engaging with children as a loving, nurturing relationship. more info

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Office Address, 2030 Northfield Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 3B8
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Clinical Headings: Counselling, Education

Nanaimo Men's Resource Centre

Provides support to men, women and their families by offering counselling, legal feedback, a variety of support groups, information and workshops on parenting, parent alienation, anger management, and masculinity. Drop-in programs include support for men and women (1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7pm), "Dads Make a Difference" (every Thursday at 6pm), and "Dealing With The Dragon", an anger management course for men only (can be started any Tuesday of the month).more info

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418D Fitzwilliam Street (main door off Richards Street)
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 716-1551
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Parent Help Line (24-Hours)

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Toll-free: 1-888-604-9100