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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 Aid /Support

Justice Access Centre

Provides help with family and civil law issues that affect everyday life, such as separation or divorce (incl. family law advice), income security, employment, housing or debt. Offers a resource room and information/services to reach solutions to your problems.more info

Address / Contact Info
302 - 65 Front Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5H9
Phone: (250) 741-5447
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Mid-Island Legal Aid

Denice Barrie, Barrister and Solicitor, helps people with low incomes resolve their legal problems and facilitates access to justice.more info

Address / Contact Info
210 Milton Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2K6
Phone: (250) 753-4396
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Topics: Legal
Community Headings: Education, Income Assistance