International Overdose Awareness Day (01/09/14)

In addition to our organised events to mark International Overdose Awareness Day, we published an article on the impact of stigma on overdose prevention and promoted a range of awareness raising messages through our social media accounts.

In addition to the events listed below, we published an article on the impact of stigma on overdose prevention and promoted a range of awareness raising messages through our social media accounts.

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August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day.

 

Please come and join us as we remember all those affected by overdose through two events:

 

  •  Afternoon tea + two ReGen speakers on understanding the role of drug interactions in overdose and the impact of stigma on individuals and families.

Location: our Coburg site, 26 Jessie St

Date: Thursday, August 28

Time: 2.00pm

See the event flyer for more details.

 

  •  Service and reflection  on the impact of overdose on families and communities.

Location: Brunswick Uniting Church, 214 Sydney Rd, Brunswick

Date: Sunday, August 31

Time: 9.30am

See the event flyer for more details.

 

We will also be raising awareness (through our social media accounts) of risk factors for overdose and challenging the stigmatisation of people affected.

 

For more information about other events and to find out more about overdose, see www.overdoseday.com.