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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 - Children / Youth Support - Crisis / Help Lines

Hospice Youth Program

Offers a safe haven for teens ages 13-18 dealing with the death of a special person and a website designed for teens. Call about counselling, library resources and group programs.more info

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1729 Boundary Avenue
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 4P3
Phone: (250) 758-8857
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Topics: Youth

Kid's Help Phone

Free anonymous and confidential 24/7 phone and online professional counselling service for youth. Large or small concerns.more info

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BC
Toll-free: 1-800-668-6868
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Youth Against Violence

Call if you're in any way concerned about your safety or the safety of others. Confidential and 24/7. If in immediate danger, call 911.more info

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BC
Toll-free: 1-800-680-4264
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Topics: Youth