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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 - Ministry Of Children And Families

Aboriginal Services (Ministry of Children & Family Development)

Aboriginal Services (Ministry of Children & Family Development)more info

Address / Contact Info
101-488 Albert Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2V7
Phone: (250) 741-3600
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Community Headings: Ministry of Social Development

Family Justice Service

An approach to solving problems in which a third party (a mediator) helps people with family law problems reach a resolution without going to court. Mediators are specially qualified to help people reach agreements. Some mediators are lawyers. more info

Address / Contact Info
Justice Access Centre
302 – 65 Front Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5H9
Phone: (250) 741-5447
Toll-free: 1-800-578-8511
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Clinical Headings: Counselling, Family Practice
Community Headings: Adoption, Enquiry BC, Service BC

Family Maintenance Enforcement Program

FMEP is a free service of the BC Ministry of Justice helping families and children entitled to support under a maintenance order or agreement.more info

Address / Contact Info
Box 5100
, Victoria, BC, V8R 6N3
Phone: 1(250) 220-4040
Toll-free: 1-800-663-3455
Fax: 1(250) 220-4050
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