If you or a friend needs emergency help (like if someone is unconscious, having a seizure, difficulty breathing or chest pain), call 911 immediately.

Others you can contact include your local poison control centre (in British Columbia, call 604-682-5050 or 1-800-567-8911), speak to a nurse or pharmacist with BC HealthLink (call 811 from anywhere in BC) or a 24 hour crisis centre (in British Columbia call 604-872-3311, 1-866-661-3311, or 1-800-SUICIDE (1- 800-784-2433).

This website is not intended to be a substitute for your health care provider. If you need more information about medications or substances than this website provides, please contact a professional you trust – this could be your doctor, pharmacist, nurse, counselor or other health care professional. Make them aware of and your questions. Health care professionals are able to view additional details about the warnings provided on this website. Professionals are able to contact the project team for help if they are not able to answer your questions.

Please understand that the project team is unable to provide medical advice about your specific situation, medical condition or medications.
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