Health Professionals (90) Low Income / Support (50) Social Services (19) Mental Health / Counselling (57) Substance Use / Addictions (25) Condition Specific Info / Support (58) Seniors (14) Child, Youth, and Family (51) Health Services (89) Abuse / Neglect (8) Education / Employment / Development (10) Gov't / Legal / Complaints / Advocacy (22)  
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

More info

Health Professionals - Home Care / Support - Friendly Visitors

Nanaimo Seniors Visiting Society

Our founder, Sister Roseline Dunn, had the idea of starting a 'Phone a Friend' group while still living and working in Winnipeg. She had this idea after reading a newspaper article about a woman who kept a diary - and for 39 days her only diary entry was 'No one called or visited me today' That diary was found beside her body - about a week after her death. Sr. Roseline decided then and there to do whatever she could to lessen the loneliness and despair often felt by seniors who live alone or are otherwise isolated. At the time, she was in a position where she had at hand a group of very willing, generous and dedicated women who promised to help.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo Telephone Visiting Society
3156 Barons Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 4B5
Phone: (250) 756-9455
Web Links Website Email
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Community Headings: Community Resource