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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 - Community Support - Developmental Disabilities

Community Living BC

Delivers support and services to adults with developmental disabilities.more info

Address / Contact Info
6531 Metral Drive
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 2L9
Phone: (250) 390-7200
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Developmental Disability Mental Health Team (DDMHT) - Victoria

DDMHT is a specialized multidisciplinary mental health team that provides individualized assessment and consultation service for persons with developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities and complex mental health needs.more info

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Developmental Disability Mental Health Team
Suite #203-3939 Quadra Street
, Victoria, BC, V8X 1J5
Phone: (250) 519-3519
Fax: (250) 519-3518
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Mid-Island Abilities and Independent Living Society

Mid Island Abilities & Independent Living Society is an effective, supportive organization based in Nanaimo which supports and encourages all persons living with disabilities to overcome barriers and attain their own unique goals and achieve their potential and to lead a more independent lifestyle.more info

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3156 Barons Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 4B5
Phone: (250) 756-9455
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Nanaimo Association For Community Living

Provides services to meet the needs of Nanaimo citizens with developmental disabilities and the people that care for them.more info

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Suite 201 - 96 Cavan Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R
Phone: (250) 741-0224
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Clinical Headings: Disabilities - Developmental
Community Headings: Education

Nanaimo Supportive Lifestyles Program

Training in social and personal skills for adults with developmental disabilities so they may work towards increased independence and experience greater community involvement. All referrals for service accepted directly from Community Living BC.more info

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225 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 753-0332
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Clinical Headings: Disabilities - Developmental
Community Headings: Community Resource, Education

Navigator for Youth and Adults with Developmental Disabilities

The Navigator is a position within government which provides planning and coordination of services and supports to youth and their families, aged 16-24, who are or will be eligible for Community Living BC (CLBC) services (i.e. developmental disability).more info

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2nd Floor, 6475 Metral Drive
, Nanaimo, BC, V9N2L9
Phone: (250) 390-6124
Navigator: (250) 390-6125
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Semi-Independent Living Program

Training and support for adults with developmental disabilities who live on their own. Teaches skills required to live independently.more info

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228 - 285 Prideaux Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2N2
Phone: (250) 754-5015
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