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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 - Advocacy / Human Rights

Human Rights Issues & Complaints

Employers are required to provide a workplace free from sexual harassment, and from discrimination because of race, religion, gender, colour, ancestry, place of origin, marital and family status, physical and mental disabilities, political belief, or a criminal conviction if unrelated to work responsibilities.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Human Rights Tribunal
1170 - 605 Robson Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6B 5J3
Phone: Phone: 604 775-2000
Toll-free: 1-888-440-8844
Fax: 1(604) 775-2020
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Topics: Employment, Legal
Clinical Headings: Counselling

Nanaimo Citizen Advocacy Association

Advocate for individuals who seek assistance by providing education, information, referral and support in exercising their rights to maximize independence with dignity. Appeals, tribunals, reconsiderations, PWD applications, counselling, residential tenancy. General, crisis and legal advocacy.more info

Address / Contact Info
114 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-2321
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Native Courtworker & Counselling Association

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35 - 1925 Bowen road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1H1
Phone: (250) 729-7455
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Topics: First Nation

Patients Voices Network

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Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-877-282-1919
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Community Headings: Volunteer Resources

Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre (TRAC)

Provides legal education and info about residential tenancy matters.more info

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BC
Toll-free: 1-800-665-1185
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Topics: Housing

Veterans Affairs Canada - Victoria

To provide exemplary, client-centred services and benefits that respond to the needs of veterans, our other clients and their families, in recognition of their services to Canada; and to keep the memory of their achievements and sacrifices alive for all Canadians.more info

Address / Contact Info
320 - 1321 Blanshard Street
, Victoria, BC, V8W 3B3
Toll-free: 1-866-522-2122
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