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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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Poverty Intervention Tool

We know that the health impacts of poverty directly effect 15% of B.C. residents and evidence outlining the profound impact social determinants have on health is well documented.more info

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Division of Family Practice

VIU Hairdressing Program

Hairdressing by student hairdressers (with professional supervisor) at low prices. Call for an appointment.more info

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900 Fifth Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5S5
Phone: (250) 740-6115
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