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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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Mental Health / Counselling - Adult Mental Health - Aboriginal

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) - Nanaimo

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) and rehab support for adults with complex recovery needs ranging from chemical dependency or serious mental illness or co-occuring disorders AND significant impairment in functioning.

ACT serves clients with serious mental illnesses that are complex and who have very significant functional impairments.

ACT services are delivered by a group of mental health staff from a variety of disciplines, who work as a team and provide the majority of treatment services.

ACT services are individually tailored to the needs of each client.

ACT teams are mobile and deliver services in the community.more info

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Island Health , Mental Health and Substance Use Services (MHSU)
Nanaimo , BC
Phone: (250) 739-5710
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