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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 - Mental Health

BC Schizophrenia Society

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200 - 1585 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1G4
Phone: (250) 753-9923
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Columbian Centre Society

Provides rehabilitative residences and community oriented support services for adults with a psychiatric disability including those with addictions.more info

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2356 Rosstown Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 3R7
Phone: (250) 758-8711
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Cycle for Health

GNCC promotes cycling as a tool to make a positive change for people with mental and physical health issues. Using cycling as a therapy as part of a ‎Wellness Recovery Action Plan, has had great success. Regular bike riding has proven to be effective with mental health conditions such as depression, stress and anxiety. We encourage any individual that would want to join us for regular rides to contact us. GNCC is looking to partner with local health organizations and professionals.more info

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Greater Nanaimo Cycling Coalition
Box 441, Station A
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5L3
Phone: (778) 269-5642
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Mental Health and Substance Use Access Services

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Acute Mental Health Telephone Crisis Line
Community Mental Health Services
Postpartum Depression Support
Walk-In Counselling Clinic
Adult Addiction Services, 3151 Barons Road, Nanaimo, BC
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203 - 2000 Island Hwy North (Brooks Landing)
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 739-5710
Fax: (250) 755-3310