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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 - Children / Youth Mental Health

Central Island Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Program (CICAPP)

CICAPP services the needs of children and youth with complex mood, anxiety and/or psychotic concerns or complex neuro-developmental and associated psychiatric concerns.more info

Address / Contact Info
Island Health, Nanaimo
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 519-6720
Phone: (250) 519-6794
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Child & Youth Mental Health Services

Informed by principles of respect, diversity and cultural sensitivity, Child, Youth and Family Mental Health is an interdisciplinary psychiatric service designed to optimize the health and well-being of children, youth and families.more info

Address / Contact Info
202-488 Albert St.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2V7
Phone: (250) 741-5444
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Child and Youth Mental Health (Ministry of Children and Family Development)

The team provides a range of assessment and treatment options for children, youth (0-18 years) and their families, regarding mental health concerns.more info

Address / Contact Info
Ministry of Children and Family Development, Child and Youth Mental Health
#202, 488 Albert Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2V7
Phone: (250) 741-5444
Fax: (250) 741-5440
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Dr. Raymond Shred

I like to do assessments of individual children and adults. Currently, I limit these assessments to issues related to Attention Deficit Hyperactivty Disorder and Auditory Processing Disorder. I am proud to offer a treatment for attention problems that is psychologically based - the Cogmed Working Memory Training program.more info

Address / Contact Info
#120 - 2124 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1H7
Phone: (250) 758-2331
Toll-free: 1-888-758-2331
Fax: (250) 758-2331
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Clinical Headings: Counselling
Community Headings: Child Development

Dr. Shannon Barnsley Psychologist

Child psychologist Dr. Barnsley specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression and behavioural issues. She also treats children and adolescents who struggle with coping with stress, self-esteem, OCD, habit disorders, assertiveness, social skills and behaviour problems such as non-compliance, more info

Address / Contact Info
Dr. Shannon Barnsley Psycologist
301-1621 Dufferin Cres
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 5T4
Phone: (250) 591-0702
Classification Tags
Topics: Youth
Clinical Headings: Counselling
Community Headings: Child Development

Mental Health Outreach

A NARSF Program. Accessed by referral from Child & Youth Mental Health (MCFD) whereby outreach counsellors assist and support children, youth and families with ongoing emotional and/or behavioral issues through outreach and counselling activities that promote healthy functioning within the home and community environment.more info

Address / Contact Info
201 - 190 Wallace Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
Phone: (250) 754-2773
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Mental Health and Addictions