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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:

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Low Income / Support - Clothing / Goods

Friends of Haven Thrift Shop

Low cost used clothing, toys, small furniture and appliances, books.more info

Address / Contact Info
451 Albert Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2V9
Phone: (250) 754-3687
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Nanaimo Hospice Shoppe - Bowen Road

Volunteer, shop, or donate gently used clothing, jewelry, collectables, books, household tools and items and furniture. 100% of profits support Nanaimo Hospice programs.more info

Address / Contact Info
35 - 1925 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1H1
Phone: (250) 585-0885
Web Links Website
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Nanaimo Recycling Exchange & Community Market

Used clothing, small electronics, household goods and books at reasonable prices.more info

Address / Contact Info
2477 Kenworth Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 5K4
Phone: (250) 758-7777
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
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Community Headings: Community Resource

St. Andrew's Economy House Store

Low-cost used clothing, small household items, children's items.more info

Address / Contact Info
311 Fitzwilliam Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 3A6
Phone: (250) 753-1924
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The Salvation Army Thrift Stores

See "Description" for other Nanaimo locations.more info

Address / Contact Info
1613 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1G5
Phone: (250) 754-9340
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