August 31, 2020
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31 August 2020
International Overdose Awareness Day spreads the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable.
Make a Difference in 2020
International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on 31 August each year and aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of a drug-related death. It also acknowledges the grief felt by families and friends remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of drug overdose.
Thousands of people die each year from drug overdose. They come from all walks of life.
Do you recognize the signs and symptoms of overdose? What is the impact of drug use and overdose on family, friends and those experiencing it?
In these videos, we hear from people who have been affected by drug use and overdose. View video here https://youtu.be/b_WJYnsII6o
Visit https://www.overdoseday.com/ for more information.