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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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Community Programs

7-10 Club

Provides a free hot nutritious breakfast and bagged lunch to go.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 714-0917
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Topics: Food
Clinical Headings: Emergency, Nutrition
Community Headings: 11, Income Assistance

A Nanaimo Maternity Family Physicians Network

Nanaimo Family Physicians providing comprehensive maternity care. Obstetrical patients without a Family Physician can self refer.
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Nanaimo, BC
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Clinical Headings: Family Planning, OB/GYN
Community Headings: Child Development, MSP

Able Body Homecare - evenings

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Able Body Homecare
Phone: (250) 756-1235
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Topics: Men, Seniors, Women

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
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Community Headings: Child Abuse, Crisis Centre

Aboriginal Community Legal Worker

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302 - 65 Front Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5H9
Phone: (250) 741-5447
Classification Tags
Topics: First Nation
Community Headings: Ministry of Social Development

Aboriginal Health

We work together with First Nations communities to maintain and improve the health of Aboriginal people living on Vancouver Island and surrounding areas.more info

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602 Haliburton Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 4W5
Phone: (250) 753-6578
Fax: (250) 754-1390
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Clinical Headings: Aboriginal Health

Aboriginal People Crisis Line

Aboriginal People Crisis Linemore info

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BC
Toll-free: 1-800-588-8717

Aboriginal Services (Ministry of Children & Family Development)

Aboriginal Services (Ministry of Children & Family Development)more info

Address / Contact Info
101-488 Albert Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2V7
Phone: (250) 741-3600
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Community Headings: Ministry of Social Development

Abuse & Neglect

Matt Scott is VIHA's Clinical Specialist for Vulnerable and Incapable Adultsmore info

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Matt Scott is VIHA's Clinical Specialist for Vulnerable and Incapable Adults
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 740-6975
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Topics: Men, Seniors, Women
Clinical Headings: Mental Health and Addictions
Community Headings: Elder Abuse

Access / Crisis Services

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Address / Contact Info
Island Health
203-2000 Island Highway North (Brooks Landing Mall)
, Nanaimo , V9S 5W3
Phone: (250) 739-5710
Fax: (250) 755-3310
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