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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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Low Income / Support - Financial / Income Assistance - Income Assistance Programs

Ministry of Social Development - Income Assistance Services

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BC
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
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Nanaimo Citizens Advocacy Association

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Community Services Building
#114- 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Reception: (250) 753-2321
Fax: (250) 753-2486

Travel Treatment Fund

Limited, short-term financial assistance to cover a portion of cancer-related transportation and accommodation expenses.more info

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Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7122
Local: (604) 675-7122
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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Community Headings: Income Assistance, 23

Volunteer Nanaimo

A multi-service resource agency offering training, fundraising resources and technological development and support to other non-profit agencies, free income tax service to low-income people, debt coaching available to everyone, and computer service by donation.more info

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3 - 2350 Labieux Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 3L2
Phone: (250) 758-7121
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