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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 - Housing / Residential Support - General

BC Housing & Housing Registry - Nanaimo Affordable Housing Society

Offers supported independent housing single adults with permanent disabilities. Call 1-800-257-7756 for more information.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 714-0170
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Clinical Headings: Emergency
Community Headings: Housing

Habitat For Humanity

Promotes home ownership by building simple, decent, safe and affordable homes for those who are unable to qualify for a conventional mortgage. Affordable because of an interest-free mortgage and no down payment required. Homes are built by volunteer labour and donated materials.more info

Address / Contact Info
1 - 4128 Mostar Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6C9
Phone: (250) 758-8078
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Topics: Housing

Habitat Restore

Sells affordable new and used building materials and supplies, with profits going to the Habitat for Humanity Program. Donations accepted with free pick-up available. Please call ahead before making donations.more info

Address / Contact Info
1 - 4128 Mostar Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6C9
Phone: (250) 758-8743
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Community Headings: Housing

M'Akola Housing Society

Provides homes primarily for aboriginal people where they can feel connected to traditional values and community.more info

Address / Contact Info
22 - 3201 Shenton Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 5X6
Phone: (250) 756-4217
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Community Headings: Education