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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 Community Counselling

Frustrated and Fed Up women's group

Women who struggle with anger or depression turn their struggles into positive action and better functioning.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Integrated Counselling Society, Community Services Building
#306 – 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 716-8888
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Topics: Women
Clinical Headings: Counselling, Education

Grief Support For Seniors

Offers information sessions, individual counselling and group support for seniors dealing with caregiving and loss.more info

Address / Contact Info
Grief support for Seniors, Nanaimo Community Hospice Society
1080 St. George Crescent
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S
Phone: (250) 758-8857
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Topics: Seniors

Janice Bell, MSW | Registered Clinical Counsellor

In my Nanaimo counselling practice I specialize in marriage and relationship couselling, individual therapy, depression couselling, sibling groups and addiction counselling. I work with clients from adolescence to the elderly. Although I maintain a broad based general practice, I have expertise (a combination of extensive training and experience) in various areas. I've been a Nanaimo therapist for many years and can help with all manner of issues.more info

Address / Contact Info
C Counselling Nanaimo | Janice Bell, MSW | Registered Clinical Counsellor
203-335 Wesley St.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2T5
Phone: (250) 244-2929
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Nanaimo Widows Support Group - Nanaimo

Assists widows of all ages through times of grief, loneliness and challenge, with companionship, weekly meetings and social outings. Meetings are held on the first 3 Wednesdays of each month at 1:00 pm at the Howard Johnson hotel in Nanaimo. All widows welcome. Please call 250-722-3353 for time and location.more info

Address / Contact Info
Howard Johnson Hotel (Terminal Avenue)
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 758-4843
Classification Tags
Topics: Seniors

Nanaimo Widows Support Group

Assists widows of all ages through times of grief, loneliness and challenge, with companionship, weekly meetings and social outings. Meetings are held on the first 3 Wednesdays of each month at 1:30 pm at the Howard Johnson Hotel, Cavalier Room (Terminal Avenue). For more info, call or leave a message.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC
Phone: (250) 591-5189
Classification Tags
Topics: Women

Surviving Widowhood

This drop-in grief support program focuses on issues unique to widows age 60 and under whose spouse has died.more info

Address / Contact Info
1729 Boundary Avenue (Hospice House)
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 758-8857
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Women