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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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Gov't / Legal / Complaints / Advocacy - Legal Information

Legal Services Society

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BC
Toll-free: 1-866-577-2525
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Nanaimo Region John Howard Society

Provides a therapeutic community in the community and at the Nanaimo Correctional Centre. Involves community in criminal justice, offers community assistance and service work, restorative justice, forensic outreach, housing and public education.more info

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200 - 1585 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1G4
Phone: (250) 754-1266
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Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry

The Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization. Nidus provides information to British Columbians about personal planning. We also operate a centralized Registry for personal planning documents.more info

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411 Dunsmuir Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1X4
Toll-free: 1-877-267-5552
Fax: 1(604) 801-5506
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