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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 Community Counselling

Aboriginal Child & Youth Mental Health

Provides confidential, free outreach services for aboriginal children, youth and families who may be experiencing difficulties with thoughts, feelings or behaviors. Provides info, workshops & referrals to other community partners.more info

Address / Contact Info
301-190 Wallace Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
Phone: (250) 741-5701
Classification Tags
Community Headings: Child Abuse, Crisis Centre