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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 - Child Development / Special Needs - Local Services

Child Development Centre

The NCDC provides support, assessment and therapeutic services to nearly 1800 children and their families in Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Lantzville, Gabriola Island and Protection Island areas each year. The NCDC offers specialized assessments to children who live in the areas listed above as well as Duncan, Ucluelet, Tofino, Parksville and Qualicum Beach, who are thought to have Complex Developmental & Behavioural Conditions.more info

Address / Contact Info
1135 Nelson Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S
Phone: (250) 753-0251
Fax: (250) 753-5614
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Clinical Headings: Counselling
Community Headings: Child Development

Infant Development Program

Provides individualized services for children up to age 19 and their families that promote optimum child development. Most programs and services are available at no cost except for preschool. Programs include infant development, family support services, supported child development, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech/language therapy.more info

Address / Contact Info
Child Development Centre
1135 Nelson Street
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 753-0251
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Katie's Korner Infant/Toddler Care Program

At Katies Korner qualified Early Childhood Educators encourage children to learn the way they do best: through play. Our licensed group care, from infant to after-school, is designed to meet the needs of the entire family.more info

Address / Contact Info
Katie's Korner Infant/Toddler Care Program
840 Townsite Rd.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1L7
Phone: (250) 754-1282
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Counselling
Community Headings: Child Development

Katies Korner After-School Care Program

At Katies Korner qualified Early Childhood Educators encourage children to learn the way they do best: through play. Our licensed group care, from infant to after-school, is designed to meet the needs of the entire family.more info

Address / Contact Info
2249 Northfield Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 3C3
Phone: (250) 585-1289
Fax: (250) 591-1389
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Counselling
Community Headings: Child Development

Katies Korner Childcare Preschool and Group Care

At Katies Korner qualified Early Childhood Educators encourage children to learn the way they do best: through play. Our licensed group care, from infant to after-school, is designed to meet the needs of the entire family.more info

Address / Contact Info
617 Millstone Ave.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5B1
Phone: (250) 585-1289
Fax: (250) 591-1389
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Counselling
Community Headings: Child Development